Category Archives: cycling gear

Club Rides in the Covid 19 Era

Of course, on my first official club ride of the season, I was running late.  I don’t know why.  I had actually tried to put a lot of organizational effort into the ride.  I printed up my club membership, and … Continue reading

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Cycling News

I got a great email in my inbox earlier this week.  My cycling club is now able to operate.  Of course, we have to have smaller groups, staggered starting times (and actually staggered, not leaving a couple of minutes later) … Continue reading

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What is it about Boys and Trains

This title is a bit presumptuous.  Because this boy likes trains, I tend to think all boys do.  I also think all boys like watching big construction projects.  Of course some girls and some women like them too while some … Continue reading

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Brand New Blacktop

I didn’t manage to get much done off of today’s “To Do” list.  Instead, I played hooky and took my bike out for a ride.  Until the moment I left, I wasn’t even sure I would get out the door, … Continue reading

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Notes from the Road

Getting out on my bike was great today.  I started out poorly, but finally got my legs before the turnaround.  It was hot and humid, but I am not complaining.  I had been feeling fatigued from work….or lack of sleep….or … Continue reading

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Getting Better at the Tech

Today’s Perfect Moment is getting a better handle on the technology I have to employ in my new role as online teacher.  However, I would be remiss if I didn’t say that today’s bike ride really should also win the … Continue reading

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Cold and Windy

Even though I woke up to a snow covered driveway again, I was determined to get outside today.  Even though it was colder than the first day I rode, I was determined to get on my bike and ride.  Even … Continue reading

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On Second Thought

I looked outside and it was a gorgeous day.  I decided to get away from the screens and the hum of home appliances and head outside.  I felt I could use a walk. I started my walk on a bad … Continue reading

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Night Biking in Medellin.

We arrived in Medellin around six, maybe earlier.   The flight was quite nice. I forget how much of a novelty it is to board and deplane on the tarmac.  The view of the country was beautiful. Since we were trying … Continue reading

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A Long Ride

This morning we bid adieu to Bogota.   We had a long ride to San Gil.  San Gil is the adventure sports capital of Colombia.   When I say long I mean really long.  We left at 7 AM and arrived at … Continue reading

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