Monthly Archives: July 2005

Non-confrontational Meandering

After yesterday, I thought I’d take it easy and stick to quiet roads and bike lanes. I didn’t really have a plan in place, so I just started riding. I ended traveling a couple of roads I hadn’t seen in … Continue reading

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Is It Just Me?

I’ve whined before about how I hate it when someone passes me unsafely. My routes to work take me up the hill on Newman Road where I have had trouble many times. More than once, oncoming traffic has had to … Continue reading

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Cool Morning

We’ve been suffering through a heat wave for the last week and a half, so I haven’t ridden much (except for the N.I.T.E. ride). Today, I traveled the River Road/Campus Route. It was actually a little chilly in my T-shirt … Continue reading

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N.I.T.E. Ride 2005

My wife and I attended the Navigate Indy This Evening, or N.I.T.E. Ride, on Saturday night. The ride leaves from the Major Taylor Velodrome at 11:00pm and meanders through the IUPUI campus to Monument Circle. After a SAG stop at … Continue reading

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Life Without A Car

Tom talks about wanting to go car free today. While he laments not being able to let go of his four-wheeler, I’m still impressed. He owns a car, but routinely chooses to not use it in situations where the rest … Continue reading

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Aborted Ride

This was a good day for a ride to work. I was scheduled for training all day, so I didn’t have to dress up, and the weather was looking great. I started in a little early, and the trip went … Continue reading

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I’m Late – Very Late

The neighbor and I headed out in the steamy, hot morning air for a quick ride. I had to take my son to school and be at work early, so I needed to be home by 7:00. We headed northwest … Continue reading

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Mid-Day Mountain Stage

It was 11:15 before I started out today. I had to see the end of the Tour stage before I left. I thought about taking the Lilly Road Route clockwise, but at the last minute I decided to head into … Continue reading

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Early Work Day

I’ve been going into work early every day this week, and my plans for today are the same. Therefore, I once again took the reverse South Work Route. Nothing notable happened – no traffic scares, no wildlife, no joggers (weird), … Continue reading

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Before the Storm

Since the remnants of Hurricane Dennis are due to dump a bunch of rain here this week, the neighbor and I took advantage of the nice morning to get a few miles in. We took the Granville Bridge Route with … Continue reading

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