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The Difference a Week Makes

In stark contrast to last week’s chilly ride, by the time I got to the meeting place at 8:20, I and the rest of the Eagles were sweating. None of the potential C riders I knew were there, so I … Continue reading

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In Need of a Bike Fit?

It’s the long weekend. That in itself would be enough to certify it as Today’s (and this weekend’s) Perfect Moment, but something tells me that’s what I will pick on Monday ……after waking up at a leisurely hour. I guess … Continue reading

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Taking a Ride on the Niagara Escarpment

On Sunday I participated in the Epic Tour Halton, or the GTA Gran Fondo. Despite the name confusion for me, it was the same event I took part in last year.  If you recall, last year’s event took place during … Continue reading

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When a Big Group Shows Up to Ride

This weekend’s ride featured something a bit different for me. Instead of the five or six riders in the “slow” group, there were eleven of us. It was great for the club to see such a big turnout on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Cycling

This photo is from a couple of weeks ago–the ride in which I learned what bonking really means.  Since then, I have been more conscious of better hydration and nutrition–though, walking into any store to hear about that is sometimes … Continue reading

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August 24, 2014: The Nokiidaa Trail

Finding the day’s Perfect Moment is sometimes hard.  I couldn’t find one on Friday because my hellish commute home made me unwilling to search for it.  It likely existed, but I was in no mood to ponder it.  Saturday, while … Continue reading

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