Monthly Archives: May 2005

May Total

Total Miles in May: 136 I guess being sick for a week and on vacation for a week limited my total. I was hoping to ride to work tomorrow, but I have to take my son to school at 8:00 … Continue reading

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DC – Not What I Had Planned

So, I thought I had planned pretty well. I was going to have a great time biking in DC. However, by Friday night, I was already exhausted from the walking. When one has no car and depends on the Metro … Continue reading

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Training Ride

I’m trying to get my wife used to riding so that we can do the Indy N.I.T.E. Ride in late July. Today, we took a short ride to the gourd house on River Road and back after the kids got … Continue reading

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Amen!

Thomas over at My Bike Blog posts a common complaint. Don’t ride on the sidewalk! You can imagine that I see all kinds of unsafe riding on campus, but there are three behaviors, sidewalk, wrong way, and wrong side riding, … Continue reading

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I Thought My Legs Would Feel Fine

The neighbor and I took the Granville Bridge Route with a run up Indian Creek Hill to the golf course. Even though I spent Saturday helping my brother-in-law move, I was sure that my muscles were back to normal today. … Continue reading

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Bike to Work Day (sort of)

It make sense last night. The logistical complications and reasons for riding were clear in my drowsy state, but during the day today, it seemed kind of silly. I wanted to ride to work today because it would make three … Continue reading

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Free Bike

Since last fall, there has been a bicycle locked onto a high tension power line tower at the corner of Klondike and Lindberg in West Lafayette. I pass that intersection often, especially on the North Work Route as I did … Continue reading

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A Fast Ride Home

I rode to work today, and I had to get home quickly afterwards. I took the South Work Route home and tried to keep the speed up. The toughest thing with that is paying attention. I normally tend to let … Continue reading

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New Bike

I bought my daughter a bike at the Evil Empire today. The best part of the shopping trip was when I talked her in to test riding the bike in a cleared part of the store. I wish I would … Continue reading

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Campus Quickie

I took a fast run on the River Road/Campus Route this morning. Miles Ridden: 9.9Total This Year: 256

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