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Educating Myself

The blog has been dormant for too long. My job has grown considerably busier and more complex over the last six months, thereby limiting my ability to bike commute. Weekday evenings are now dedicated to cooking and third graders’ homework. … Continue reading

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First S24O

I completed my first Sub 24 Overnight (S240) this week after years of procrastination. The purpose of an S24O is to get outside for a short camping trip using the bicycle as the vehicle for fun and exploration. The concept … Continue reading

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Best Weekend Ever

This was the best weekend ever. The kids woke this morning and asked to have the training wheels removed from their bikes. This came as a complete surprise because they really haven’t shown any interest in the bikes since last … Continue reading

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Still Disappointing After All These Years

It has been  3 years since I wrote the original post outlining my dissatisfaction with Garmin products and not much has changed in my experience. My biggest gripe remains the software interfaces that should work seamlessly at this point but … Continue reading

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Stripped

A ride that is more difficult than anticipated is like paint remover. That realization came to me yesterday while out on a 102k RUSA Permanent. Several months ago–4 to be exact– I set for myself the goal of completing the … Continue reading

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Personal Risk Assessment

Do you perform a personal risk assessment before engaging in your favorite sporting activity? I watch the video above on a regular basis. Partly because I like the setting and story, and partly because my work involves helping healthcare teams identify … Continue reading

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It Took Me Long Enough

I’ve been a member of Randonneurs USA a couple of times in my cycling life.  Many years ago I joined out of sheer curiosity with no real intent to do anything about it. I let my membership expire. I joined … Continue reading

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