Tag Archives: bicycle

Riding and living through the pain

“Life is hard. After all, it kills you.” –  Katharine Hepburn Suffering on bicycle is a point of pride for many cyclist, me included. Pedaling on a flat, windless, 70 degree day is easy, anyone can do that. But the … Continue reading

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Goats in the road

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake Up and Live!” – … Continue reading

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Riding my bicycle – why I ride

“Ride as much or as little, as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” – Eddy Merckx It is cycling season, that time of year when the days are longer and warmer. A time that I can ride my … Continue reading

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Biting off more than we can chew

“Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it.” – Ella Williams For a guy my size and age I am a good road cyclist. Over the course of the last ten years or so I have probably ridden 60,000 … Continue reading

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Bicycle Karma

One of the rules of the road as a cyclist, at least in my community, is that when you see a fellow cyclist on the side of the road fiddling with their bicycle to ask “Do you have everything you … Continue reading

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Mother nature’s bitch

During the months of daylight savings I ride my bicycle 30 miles on Tuesday, 30 miles on Thursday, 50 to 60 miles on Saturday and either hike on Sunday or ride my bicycle 40 miles. So on a good week … Continue reading

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Le Tour Y’all

So for the next three weeks Americans will get to experience what European cycling fans have long enjoyed, television coverage of bicycle racing. In my house this is akin to some Bubba from Redneckville, Alabama getting to watch Dale Earnhardt, come back … Continue reading

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