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The Gazelle Champion Mondial: A Thorough Reporting

… Because I’ve taken too many rides to report them all! Seriously. SO MANY RIDES. And why not? I have a freakishly beautiful bike to take them on! So let’s start at the beginning. This bike is really beautiful, as … Continue reading

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April 23 and 29 2013 Rides: Two for the Price of One

It’s been a funny year. For about six months, I couldn’t have cared less about cycling. I was a sedentary, wintery blimp on the couch. Then suddenly, I rediscovered bikes. How does that happen? It’s not like anything (other than … Continue reading

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Some random pics…

I did do a ride today (first time in weeks and weeks that the weather, and my mood, corresponded!), but need time to get that processed. So in the meantime, here are some unpublished pics from my Burke-Gilman ride last … Continue reading

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July 14, 2012 Ride: Trying out The Gazelle

After much waiting (okay, just three days), Dutch Bike called to tell me that The Gazelle was ready to pick up. Since I’m actually helping The Handsome Man recover from ACL surgery, I couldn’t go all the way to Ballard, … Continue reading

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May 12, 2012 Ride: Impressions Only

So I’ve been trying to figure out how to frame this ride for well over two weeks. Life here is a bit hellish. I finish teaching on the 15th, so I’m in the final week of paper-grading, 3-novel rereading, kid … Continue reading

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September 24 2011 Ride: In the Flats

Isn’t it strange: one week you’re bombing up and down hills as fast as you can, feeling uber-fit and strong… and just two weeks later riding a long, flat stretch feels like the best you can possibly manage. I guess … Continue reading

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August 26 and 27 Rides: Betrayal and Redemption

Such a big title! Hopefully, this entry will liveĀ up to all that grandiosity. It’s at least LONG. Victorian rideblog Title: In Which I Break Up With a Mechanic So, before I left for Ireland, I decided The Raleigh was ready … Continue reading

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