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Oops

When my front wheel came off the side of the log-skinny the bike’s trajectory was right at a tree. Panicky, I was unclipped and putting a foot down before the tires touched the ground. My left foot hit hard and … Continue reading

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Take the Ride

For a couple of days, I’d been planning to ride last night, the only night of the week I wasn’t busy and that had a decent forecast. But the day was warm and humid and I worked outside in it … Continue reading

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Old Roads

The house I worked on last week was on a driveway that initially seemed like a continuation of the dead-end dirt road I took to get there. But that driveway ended at the house, and it would have continued on … Continue reading

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Ferry Bridge Road

Three years ago, I started mountain biking to improve my gravel grinding skills. The guys I was riding with often took our gravel rides down what were once roads, but which now consisted of a hilly single track through the … Continue reading

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Mullet in Farrington

When I’m driving to work Monday morning and moments from Sunday’s ride replay in my head, I know it was a good time. We hit Farrington late Sunday afternoon. It was only my third or fourth time there, Ben’s second, … Continue reading

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Battenkilling my Choices

So I rode the Medio Fondo of the Tour of the Battenkill yesterday – 42¬†over-hyped¬†miles. The good part was hanging with my friend Joe, who I don’t get to ride with enough since he moved away. We drove up together, … Continue reading

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2820 Calories

You know it was a hard ride when you wake up the next morning still feeling hollow-hungry. Strava says the ride took 2820 calories. Joe and Chris were coming for 2:00. We’d planned the ride with visions of a sunny … Continue reading

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