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May 29 2013 Ride: Quick Jaunt

Really, this isn’t a ride report. It’s more like a dip into the ride report pool. On Wednesday of last week, realizing that I had less than an hour to ride, I took The Gazelle Champion Mondial down to the … Continue reading

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April 17 2013 Ride: Weeds

Isn’t it typical: something sits there waiting to be done in your life for months, then when you finally step up to do it… a pissed-off hornet stings your ring finger, and your entire effort seems wasted. I’m talking about … Continue reading

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February 7, 2013 ride: I’m Back in the Saddle Again

You’re free to hum the title either to Aerosmith, or Willy Nelson, whatever makes you happier. Or neither, as the case may be. So… the last six months have been strange, to say the least. In June of 2012 (dear … Continue reading

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March 24, 2012 Ride: Not What I Expected

The Wee Boy has begun Little League again, and the dreaded loss of every Saturday for the next three months is here. You see, The Wee Boy’s dad and I are divorced, and through a series of ridiculous cosmic circumstances … Continue reading

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February 25 2012 Ride: Yes, You Read that Correctly

I was so certain, yesterday, that I wasn’t going to ride today that I actually declared it to be so: “It’s going to rain all day tomorrow, so I won’t be riding.” Witness this weather graphic: Now, I see that … Continue reading

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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

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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

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