Monthly Archives: June 2020

Anniversary Musings

One year ago today I rode a log skinny faster than I should have, came off the side, and panicked at the rapid approach of a tree. Putting my left foot down at speed, the lower leg stopped while the … Continue reading

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An Effect of Covid

Not that I have it. I don’t think. Who knows though? Anyway, I’m talking about a demographic effect. On this morning’s 18 miler, I saw a gaggle of people. I’m talking more people than miles. Thinking back, I passed 26 … Continue reading

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Stopping by the Woods

Joe and I rode gravel on Wednesday night.┬áThe evening was warm, and I planned the route to keep us in the shade, mostly. There’s always a penance though, and the first climb, Grassy Hill, was in the full sun. Within … Continue reading

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Hard Things

One of the things that draws me to cycling is how it’s as much mental as it is physical. Wednesday night brought one of those moments when my mind created a choice: My legs were burning with lactic acid. I … Continue reading

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Hard Ride on a Warm Evening

It was clear last night that I’m no longer a roadie. Joe kicked my ass on the same route we rode two weeks ago. It was good though – Since I don’t commute to work on the bike anymore and … Continue reading

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