Tag Archives: history

Where mammoths walked!

Ok just a warning folks, my inner geek will be busting loose on this post.  Yes, yes, I know, most people think of me as a suave and debonair man about town. But in truth, I am a bit of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck

I love to read. Ask Michelle, and she will tell you I am reading all the time. Hell, I will spend an hour with her in yarn store, or Nordstroms as long as I have a book on the kindle … Continue reading

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Making the Best of it

I love going places with Michelle. No matter where we go, we generally will park the car and walk all over the place. From Key West to Vancouver BC, Disneyland to Boston, there is NO way I could even guess how … Continue reading

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Book Review: Lanterne Rouge, The Last Man in the Tour de France

Looking back, it has been quite a while since I have done a book review on a cycling.  Part of it is because I have had other books (mostly Science Fiction) that have taken a chunk of my reading time. … 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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Book Review: The Wheels of Chance: A Bicycle Idyll

I read an article my friend (as well as a fellow cyclist and blogger) Sarah posted, about the history of cycling.  It discussed that time after chain driven cycles were invented, but before automobiles were invented.  These were the first … Continue reading

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My history and bike history are very similar

One of the advantages to having bike riding blogger and Facebook friends, is they share things that you enjoy to read.  Sarah, of Honoring My Compass (an excellent blog in my humble opinion) did just that today.  She posted an article … Continue reading

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Book Review: Two Wheels North by Evelyn McDaniel Gibb

This was a bit of a unique book for me.  First off, it was a book, NOT an eBook.  I have a very few authors that I still read in paper, since nowadays I prefer the ease and convenience of … Continue reading

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Look what we found!

Once again I KNOW I am going to shock the heck out of my current readers.  I am very much a nerd.  Shocking I know!  Even people who know me in person have a hard time believing it when I … Continue reading

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