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April 7, 2014 Ride: Return of Rideblog!

First off, I would like to dispel any rumors that I am dead. T’was only a flesh wound! In fact, I have not been on a bike in a very long time… probably over six months. This will seem odd, … Continue reading

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No, Really! That’s My Bike! On a Trail!

More coming soon!

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Vintage Bike Buying Guide: 3-Speeds!

Why Buy a 3-Speed? I know, there are bikes out there with lots of speeds. You’ve seen them in the store… 21-speeds, you thought… I could ride up any hill with twenty-one different gears! It’s true that owning a 3-speed … Continue reading

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Don’t worry, I haven’t disappeared…

I will be back (as Arnold would say). Just busy as all get out right now, and not riding much due to pain and busy-ness. I have started my own wee Etsy shop, which you’re all encouraged to visit, and … Continue reading

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Oops.

On a ride with friends, and the Gazelle Champion Mondial has a spectacular tire and tube blowout. Fortunately, we are close to Recycled Cycles, and half an hour layer, the bike has new Panaracer gumwalls and my friends have seen … Continue reading

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July 10 2013 Ride: Quickly Serendipitous

Now that our lives are ruled by The Pup, I have to squeeze in my rides when he is either a: worn out and okay with being caged or b: with another family member, preferably A Child. Last Wednesday, The … Continue reading

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June 30 2013 Ride: Carrying Capacity

A few days ago, I turned forty-two. While this may not seem significant to most people… okay, it didn’t seem particularly significant to me, either. I’m not big into birthdays. Last year, I was in England on my birthday. In … Continue reading

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