Tag Archives: Cycling

Why I ride, again

Cycling season is winding down. The days are getting shorter and it is harder to squeeze in a thirty mile ride on a Tuesday or Thursday evening without riding in the dark. I don’t like riding in the dark. I … Continue reading

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Trumpcation

Over the last ten years of riding my bicycle I have created a variety of different routes to choose from. I program them in my Garmin GPS which mounts on the handlebars of my bike and displays a map I … Continue reading

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A toast to the heat

“Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin It’s 93 degrees outside but feels like 99, at least according to the Weather Channel. The bottom line is it’s hot I would even … Continue reading

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Le Tour Y’all part deux

Once again American cycling fans get to watch what our European pedaling brothers and sisters simply take for granted, non-stop television coverage of professional cycling. The Tour de France started July 1st and since that date I have been glued to … Continue reading

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Watching Trump race in circles

One of my kids played lacrosse in high school, a sport I was not familiar with. So to make sure, as any good Dad would, I could “coach her up” I bought the “Lacrosse for Dummies” book. It didn’t help me … Continue reading

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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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Sexy Spring

My wife and I had just pedal down my favorite two-mile stretch of road. It is relatively straight with a 1% grade from stop sign to stop sign. When I make the right hand turn on to this road I … Continue reading

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