Category Archives: Thoughts

So perhaps “return” was premature…

Two years ago, I said I was returning to this blog. Obviously, that wasn’t true. Life was… strange. My relationship with my partner of many years was deteriorating into something that felt more like I had a roommate than a … Continue reading

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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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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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On a Bleak Day… Just Gonna Leave This Here…

And version number two! Nothing bike related, but just designed to make everyone feel a bit happier.

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February 16, 2013 Ride: On Physical Utility

So, you may be wondering why it took me so long to write this entry. After all, I took this ride two weeks ago! That’s true, but it’s been an interesting two weeks… First, about the ride. It was a … Continue reading

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A Few Random Photos and Thoughts…

No, I haven’t been riding lately. It’s been raining, as it always does here, for near eighteen months continuously, and when it isn’t raining (I know this is contradictory, but my brain is moldy) it’s threatening to rain Any Minute … Continue reading

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Some biking articles and thoughts…

Still raining apathy over here in the Seattle area. But these two articles from The Atlantic intrigued me, being published at the same time (or ¬†close enough): http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/11/study-biking-restores-brain-connectivity-in-parkinsons/265563/ Cycling, it seems, can slow or even reverse some of the decline … Continue reading

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