rants

Water Park Ride Design: WTF?

The scene: Legoland California. On 6 August 2013, my wife convinced me to take a ride on Pirate Reef. It’s a ride that straddles the water park and regular Legoland. Signs all over say that you WILL get wet. I hate getting wet, at least in full clothing. But I didn’t want to be a(…)

Etiquette – or babbling from a curmudgeon

Etiquette – or babbling from a curmudgeon

Wrote this for ECV in 2010 As the riding season gets into high gear, I’m reminded of how great group riding can be. After miles & miles of winter solo rides or time on the trainer, hammering with your friends is a blast and makes you faster. If the ride has experienced riders with good(…)