Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 28 2012 Ride: At Last (with proper appreciation for Etta James)

It has been almost exactly one month since I have ridden on a bicycle. That is a really strange thought, given that I, you know… run a bicycle blog. The combination of wet weekends and early evenings, my car accident … Continue reading

Posted in Rides | Tagged , , , , | 25 Comments

The Viva is Sold!

So though the snow has kept me house-bound for over a week, at last today the streets cleared enough to allow a buyer to test-ride The Viva. Possible Buyer #1 and I have been corresponding about her coming to see … Continue reading

Posted in Updates | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Raleigh Retrospective: Pre-Me

Last Wednesday, I was rear-ended. My trunk, bumper and bike rack are all toast. Fortunately, there were no bikes on the rack at the time. I escaped with a mild concussion and some back aches. But once again, there would … Continue reading

Posted in Bikes, Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

New Year Retrospective, cont.

No, I’m not jumping the shark, honestly. But on Monday I somehow threw my back out while sleeping, and haven’t really recovered as my chiropractor was out of town until today. Unfortunately, one adjustment doesn’t fix my problems and his … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts | Tagged | 20 Comments

Rideblog at One Year… Thoughts and a Photo Retrospective

Hello all! January 2nd actually marked my official one year anniversary as a wee blog about bikes, but somehow I thought it was today. Ah well… that’s really not all that shocking, is it? That’s The Raleigh as it looked … Continue reading

Posted in Thoughts | Tagged , | 20 Comments

December 30 2011 Ride: the Unexpected

After a trip north to visit a student of mine who was laid up after surgery, I was left with a Friday afternoon all to myself, three hours of daylight, and two trails I hadn’t ridden before: the Interurban North … Continue reading

Posted in Rides | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments