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Inspired

I am sure there are several people who can inspire you in your life. The whole concept of inspiration is a wonderful thing. Defined by Merriam-Webster.com: inspiration – in·spi·ra·tion noun \ˌin(t)-spə-ˈrā-shən, -(ˌ)spi-\ 1 a : a divine influence or action … Continue reading

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A bit chilly

Now people up north may not think that upper 30’s (F) is all that chilly, but it is chilly on a bike. That wind can cut through you just as well as a wind in the lower 20’s. I geared … Continue reading

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Hard ride

This week was a strange week. Earlier I got out on my mountain bike and did a training ride. For some strange reason, I wanted to ride even though the wind was 20-mph, gusting to 30. The day was just … Continue reading

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Ride more

We all should ride our bikes more. Not because we need to “save the planet”. Not because we need to reduce congestion on the roadways. We should ride more because it is just so bloody convenient. Seriously, I can ride … Continue reading

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Another week down

This week I made it a priority to get some cycling in. I actually did pretty well, surprisingly. A front was in progress of coming in, so the wind was a pretty steady 15-20 mph. Since I have been doing … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights. Where would we be without them? We all depend on them to fill our homes with light at night, to illuminate the roadways when driving a car, and to illuminate parking lots. They are very useful. Even on a … Continue reading

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Week 3

Week 3 is here! I did manage to squeeze in some more rides. It does feel good to have the drive to train once again. I feel better not only physically, but mentally as well. My wife even commented that … Continue reading

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The Purchasing High

It is so nice to have that nice new thing to bring home. Like a new car. The paint is flawless, the interior smells “new”, and everything in the car is in tip top working order. You feel proud knowing … Continue reading

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Winter Cycling – Clothing

Commuting by bike is great, even in the winter. Especially in the winter! You can always layer up to stay warm. Remember the summer? To battle those scorching temperatures, you can only remove so much clothing before you are arrested. … Continue reading

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A shift in thought

Ok, I am about to go on a rant here, so sit tight and enjoy. I am not going to complain about fellow cyclists, cars, drivers, or the city. No, I am going to complain about me, myself, and I. … Continue reading

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