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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 New Cyclery in Town

With the snow falling, and a prediction for it to continue, I did what any normal person would do on their day off. I went to the bike shop. A new bike shop opened up in town recently. This one … Continue reading

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Back on the Bike

So, cleat changed, body still suffering from a bit of a cold, and rusty from 16 days off the bike, I headed out to a special group ride. This Monday was a civic holiday.  Where I live it is Simcoe … Continue reading

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The Last Day of Cycling Thailand

We set out from our less than perfect hotel relatively late for a cycling trip.  It was probably 8:30, which felt like sleeping in. Before departing from the area, we had the chance to look around a local market and … Continue reading

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Life’s Classroom

As the cycling season gets going, there are always things that need fixing, updating, replacing. This is probably true of every sport, activity, or pastime. So far this year, I have changed my bib shorts, the batteries in my cycling … Continue reading

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Routes Seldom Taken

Feeling like I should really get out on the bike sooner rather than later I set out on a quest to get some warmer leg coverings. This quest, though incredibly linear by bus, took me down a route that was … Continue reading

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I Missed the Bike Show

The Toronto International Bike show has come and gone (and besides wondering why International has to be in the title) …. I didn’t attend. Yes, that’s right.  I didn’t go. I was planning on going, but I thought about it … Continue reading

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Setting my Sights on a Fondo

For those of you who read my previous post and the conundrum I found myself in, I decided to go to the bike show on Friday.  After looking at the schedule, there might have been more BMX events on Saturday, … Continue reading

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