Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bike Commuting for Sanity

I haven’t been on the bike enough recently.  I’ve been riding the new folder on short rides, but that’s about it.  The month of July was set to be a record mileage month, but not now. My numb hand is … Continue reading

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Quick Night Ride on the New Bike

I took the new Dahon out for my 11-mile loop after dark.  It’s a mildly hilly rural rout.  I had put the PB Blaze headlight and PB Superflash taillight on the bike, and headed out. Early in the ride is … Continue reading

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A Gift From My Wife

I arrived home today after work (driving my truck) to see a large box out front. Let me back up a minute… I only rode my bike to work two days this week.  I only rode home 1 day, as … Continue reading

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Very Little Riding for the Weekend

I had a mostly enjoyable weekend, yet I only rode 3.5 miles. I had been pushing myself to break a new record, and it just wasn’t fun anymore.  So, I didn’t ride, other than one trip to the pizza place … Continue reading

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Good Stuff, Bad Stuff

Good Stuff I’ve been riding a lot of miles.  I broke a few records on Sunday.  I’ve ridden two centuries in a little over a month.  I hit 3000 miles of cycling for the year during my commute today.  I’m … Continue reading

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New Records

What a Week!: Weekly Miles: 255.6 (my new weekly record) Miles Today: 116.6 (my new daily record) Top Speed Today: 47.5 mph (my new record, possible stupidity involved) Today: I rode to Tim’s house (about 21) miles, leaving home about … Continue reading

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When I went back to work on Tuesday, I had to be in at 5:00 a.m.  I left the house on the LHT at 3:00 a.m. to ensure I had plenty of time. I felt strong, and arrived at 4:05 … Continue reading

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Back on the Bike!

The worst part of being sick may have been staying off the bike.  Now that I’m better, I’ve been riding. The weather has been very warm recently.  We’ve had two heat waves with highs in the 90s pretty much every … Continue reading

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I seem to be over the strep now.  I have a feeling that I’ll have no more symptoms sometime tomorrow. Unfortunately, normal for me usually means my wife is out of town.  That will be true again.  I’ll be taking … Continue reading

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