Category Archives: group rides

September Morning

I’ve missed a few rides lately. Last weekend the temperature was 4 degrees. The other times coincided with something I either had to do or wanted to do. Keeping that in mind, and knowing that the temperature was changing quite … Continue reading

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On the Bike

I haven’t been out on the bike recently. It’s been a combination of things. I took a few rides that saw me trailing badly off the back. I seem to be fine for the first 50kms, but struggle after that. … Continue reading

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Climbing a Hill

Sometimes responsibilities pile up and I can’t get out on the bike.  Sadly, not getting out on the bike can become a habit like getting out on the bike is.  If you leave it too long, one day you find … Continue reading

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The Monday

There is a soccer team–the rival to my friend’s favourite team–called the Wednesday.  The origin, if correct, was that they played on Wednesday.  They were also butchers and their team uniform reflects the apron of the profession. Why am I … Continue reading

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Not As You Might Suspect

From the picture, you might think I am choosing pizza for lunch as Today’s Perfect Moment.  That wouldn’t be surprising.  If I go back and look at the past 1000 or so posts, I have undoubtedly written many posts in … Continue reading

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Saturday Struggles

I don’t know if this is true for everyone, but I have come to believe it’s true for me.  Some days, you just don’t have it on the bike.  You might have been decent the week before, but on this … Continue reading

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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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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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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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