Monthly Archives: September 2005

Cool and Foggy

This morning was a cool one, so I decided to take a little longer route into work. I don’t have that many choices, since the river and the airport limit my approach. I started with a reverse of the return … Continue reading

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Practice Time

All over campus, preparations are under way for the Notre Dame game this weekend. My rare after work ride took me by the band practice field, where the All American Marching Band was prepping for Saturday’s show. Soon after, I … Continue reading

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Disaster Averted!

It’s getting dark in the mornings. The neighbor and I headed out for the usual 6:00am ride, and headlights and blinky tail lights were in order. It’s not too bad on the open country roads. Cars can see us. We … Continue reading

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This Fall on NBC – Bike Cops!

When the fall semester started this year, a curious thing happened. The bike rack at my building filled up. Now, this building is not a classroom building, nor is it a student residence hall, so one wouldn’t expect a bunch … Continue reading

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Feast

No rides this weekend, since I was helping my wife with her Feast of the Hunters’ Moon booth. (I provide logistical support and don’t dress in period garb.) Another task I have is to ferry family and friends who park … Continue reading

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Sharrows

The Christian Science monitor recently featured an article on “sharrows”, a new bike marking that is intended to indicate that bikes and motor vehicles can share a lane. Looks promising, but I can’t imagine nearby towns using them. What do … Continue reading

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Crash!

I forgot to mention: Last Thursday, I was walking across campus returning from a meeting, and I saw two bikes collide head on! They actually hit right in the middle of their front tires. Neither was going very fast, and … Continue reading

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Green Canyon

I was out of town for a couple of days, so I was anxious to get back on the bike today. I wasn’t able to ride to work, but I did put in a few miles before hand on the … Continue reading

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Trouble Down Below

Sometimes even a bad ride is not so bad. I was driving up to William Henry Harrison High School to drop my son there for a Marching Band trip to participate in a parade, so I decided to throw the … Continue reading

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Half a Ride

I had to take the van back to the shop today, so I tossed the bike in the back to take to work. I love riding in the cool weather. I can get to the office without breaking a sweat. … Continue reading

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