Hello Everyone!

Hi all! This is my first real blog post for my new site, www.trailandbike.com. I started this site as a way to share stories, views, opinions, ramblings, experiences, and general musings about the subjects of hiking, biking, beer and gear. Specifically, having fun while doing, sharing, drinking and testing the aforementioned hikebikebeergear, or HBBG for short. Here is my first cut at what I like to do, and who I am. Follow me here on my blog page, or on Facebook at facebook.com/trailandbike/.

Safe travels!

If you haven't noticed by now, this website is about hikes, bikes, beer and gear. If you landed here, you probably like at least one of these items. Let me go into a little more detail and explain.

Let me start out with a little personal info. I have a tech background, and by day I run a design team at a local consumer electronics company in Cincinnati.

Much of my free time is spent hiking. I like to hike, and spend time in nature. During the week, I typically walk in the evening to the local park just to get outside. I also run, but more for exercise than enjoyment. As I get older, I am finding that I would rather walk than run for exercise. I just enjoy it more. I also love to travel. I love the spending time in the mountains, and this website might be a good place to share some of those trips.

I also love to bike. I ride on the road, I commute, and I mountain bike. I'm a believer that you can never have too many bikes. I've done triathlons in the past, but that time is over. I ride for pleasure. I don't care as much as I used to about going fast - now I'm out to enjoy the ride and comradery, and just have fun.

Being a techie, I also have an affinity for gear. I have done product reviews for fitness tech products that are currently on the market for other...Read More HERE

John