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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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Hibernation

Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2 am. That is the date of daylight savings. I have never understood why it is called that. I think two better names would be daylight giving and daylight taking away. I am tired of the … Continue reading

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The view

After 750 feet and about an hour and a half of climbing this was my view Sunday afternoon;   What you are looking at is Looking Glass Rock on the right from high atop John’s Rock in the Pisgah National Forest. … Continue reading

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It ain’t the heat, it’s the humility-Yogi Berra

We began our bicycle ride last evening at 6 pm. We did a thirty-five mile ride at an average of 16.5 mph. Not bad for two old people. The temperature was 97 degrees and the humidity was at 85%. This … 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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