YYR On The Road: Austin, TX

This past weekend, Yeah You Ride went on a desert retreat with good friends from Semi-Tough Cycling Club. We rolled out of New Orleans, a caravan of hatchbacks, four men, five bikes, one chihuahua, all united in a quest for answers, thirsting for knowledge, and also Topo Chico mineral water. Saturday began earlier than any…

Tales of a Cat 5 Nothing

The Tour de Lousiane is the New Orleans Bicycle Club’s annual two day stage race. This being my second sanctioned race (the first being the Rouge Roubaix, purely a test of survival for me), I had no real expectations other than learning a thing or two. I caught a ride to the Northshore with Robinson…

Tour de Lac

I saw this photo of Weston McWhorter’s in January and knew I was missing out on something special. So when Townsend Myers invited the Semi-Tough Cycling Club to Tour De Lac part Deux, I knew I had to be there. While the ride around Lake Pontchartain doesn’t offer much in elevation change, the approximately 160 miles through the steamy…

Rouge Roubaix Photoset by Zach Thomas

Zach Thomas, who provided much needed support during the Rouge Roubaix with his SWAG Wagon, was also able to find the time to snap some pretty amazing shots of the Semi-Tough crew, the field and the brutal conditions. The grain of these black and white images perfectly exemplifies what it was like to roll over…

Ride Profiles: The Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s “O.C. Ride”

The Semi-Tough Cycling Club’s Saturday “O.C. Ride” has quickly become one of my favorites rides. So much so, that I’ll pass up an always eventful Friday night in New Orleans just so that I can #earlytobedearlytoshred it. The ride starts most Saturday mornings at 7:15am at the PJ’s near Magazine and Jefferson (edit: new starting…