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On a Cold Saturday Morning

68.99 km Elev Gain 603 m Time 3h 9m I am not sure a cyclist planning on an early Saturday morning ride should look at the weather forecast. I mean, when I saw that it was going to be 3 … Continue reading

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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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A Better Bike Ride

This week’s club ride featured a meandering ride through the Holland Marsh. I would characterize it as a bit of an unclear ride through farmland and some rural industrial areas.  In that way, it reminded me of some aspects of … Continue reading

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And The Bikes Roll On

The club had rides on Canada day, but I opted out.  The weather forecast called for rain and my body called for rest. I did make it out on Saturday and was surprised at how many people made it out … Continue reading

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August 10, 2014: Downhill Full Speed Ahead

  On my early evening bike ride I managed to chug around the neighbourhood.  I explored streets I had never been down, including quite a number of parks.  My town is certainly very green.  The weather was perfect, neither too … Continue reading

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August 2, 2014: Back in the Saddle Again

  I spent at least an hour at a local bicycle shop this afternoon, maybe more.  I tried on some bike shorts, looked at pedals (they don’t come with the bike–who knew), and kicked the tires as if I were … Continue reading

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