Monthly Archives: January 2013

Twenty Five Mile per Hour Transcendence

In response to a recent blog wherein I described a 32 mile ride on a cool, misty day (55 and Sunny My Ass), my friend Jen said, “I have no idea where you get the motivation to do it. Impresses … Continue reading

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55 and Sunny My Ass

You just can’t trust the weatherman. We had planned a group ride for yesterday based on the forecast of 55 and sunny. Half a dozen of us showed up behind Town Hall in Roxbury at noon – Five regulars and … Continue reading

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Duran Canyon Mountain Bike Ride

I was 23 in June, 1985 when I quit my job to drive across the country with Nathan, my best friend since third grade. After high school, Nathan moved to Salt Lake City. I stayed in Jersey, worked some lousy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bobke, A Ride on the Wild Side of Cycling Autobiography of Bob Roll, Velopress, 1995

If you’ve ever watched the Tour de France on TV, you know who Bob Roll – Bobke – is. He’s the vaguely goofy looking commentator with a gap between his front teeth. Now, I’m not one to fawn over celebrities, … Continue reading

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New Year’s Voyeur Ride

The weather isn’t pretty in the Litchfield Hills today. Gray, mid-30s, and windy enough on the ridge tops to drift snow over the pavement. Perfect for trying out my new Pearl Izumi insulating jersey and crusting my old mountain bike … Continue reading

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