Monthly Archives: September 2015

I used to have a way with women

Not that long ago, I was chatting virtually with my blogger buddy Sarah, of Honoring My Compass. As much as I like to think I am a ‘real’ cyclist and have adventures, Sarah is truly in a league above me!  I … Continue reading

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Now is the time to spare that extra pint!

It has not been a great day here in Seattle ladies and gents. We finally got rid of the Chinese President, and there were hopes that the town could get back to normal. No more closed freeways, normal commutes would … Continue reading

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Strange Day but Great Ending

Ladies and gents, I have a pet peeve. (Ok to be honest I am sure I have more than one!) But one of the thing that bugs me is when normal people (like me) get inconvenienced by high racking officials … Continue reading

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Cycling Zen

Speaking as a cyclist, I think I can truthfully say we are a different breed.  I can see some of you nodding at this and thinking “No kidding pal!! Y’all pedal 100s of miles. climb hills that mountain goats think … Continue reading

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Take Off to the Great White North!

When I was in college, there were two singers, Bob and Doug McKenzie,who had a comedy album all about Canada.  The most memorable song was of course the Canadian 12 days of Christmas.  “On the first day of Christmas, my … Continue reading

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The difference 8 years makes…

Before I get into this post too far, I need to point something out.  Miles are not everything! Unless you are a cyclist, this may not mean much, so let me try to explain.  I keep track of my miles, … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend…

As we all know, completely contrary to what the calendar and the weather gods think, Summer officially ends with Labor Day Weekend.  Soon the leaves will change, the sun will go down earlier, and the Starbucks lines will be longer … Continue reading

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Racking Up the Miles: August 2015

Normally, I do my end of the month posts almost as soon as the last ride of the month occurs.  (Yep Michelle tells me I am very much a creature of habit!)  However, August ended with a great vacation, a … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Final

Ever notice that when a vacation is over, it seems like it happened LONG ago?  Shoot a week ago I was still in California, I had just taken a ride through wine country and I was spending time by the … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Part V

Well now that the power is back, the yard is relatively cleaned up, and I have some time. let’s get back on pace here and work on finishing the vacation highlights before work takes away that vacation glow! One thing … Continue reading

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