Category Archives: Updates

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

More coming soon!

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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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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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Why I’ve been so quiet…

I think the picture will speak for itself. Meet Freddie:   He rules our lives. But my birthday present arrived today, and I want to take it out tomorrow for a test run, so a ride should happen. Assumedly. We’ll … Continue reading

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Literary Pins

For the saddlebag I hope to get for my birthday in a couple weeks. I still have a handful of Shawn (Adventure!)’s pins too, so this bag should be well-decorated.

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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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