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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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Do these Lycra bibs make my ass look big?

I have probably mentioned a time or two that I ride a bicycle, the bicycle above as a matter of fact, a Specialized Roubaix in Satin Black. She is a fine and dependable steed that is not only fast, light and agile … Continue reading

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The View

People ask me all the time how I can devote so much time and money to cycling. The answer is real simple, the view. Cycling is an expensive sport. Our bicycles cost $2,000 a piece. How do I justify spending … Continue reading

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We are cyclist, let us pedal

5 killed, 4 hurt: What we know about deadly truck-bicyclists crash in Kalamazoo Over the last 10 years I have ridden my bicycle over 60,000 miles on roads I share with cars, trucks, motorcycles, and tractor-trailers. I have had a number of … Continue reading

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A turtle a day keeps Karma at bay-part 2

A turtle a day keeps Karma at bay A quick update on my turtle adventures. I got number three and four Saturday. Another good day for cycling and saving turtles. Turtle number four was the biggest box turtle I had … Continue reading

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30 miles into the wind

My wife and I rode our bicycles last evening. It was a glorious afternoon with soft billowy clouds shielding the harsh heat of sun and low humidity, postcard perfect except for…..wind. Though I don’t understand it here is the physics … Continue reading

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A turtle a day keeps Karma at bay

Daylight savings and warm weather, this is my bike riding season. From April until the end of September I will ride my bicycle over 4,000 miles. The roads I travel, for 80% of those miles, are rural country roads. We call … Continue reading

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