Monthly Archives: December 2005

51°

When I checked the local Weather Channel page at 3:45 today, it reported the temperature at 51°. I quickly decided that a ride was in order and left work early. My office is in a basement, so I can’t see … Continue reading

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Just a Couple of Errands

I’ve been watching the weather reports all week, and I knew that this was maybe the last day when I could get a ride in for December. The above freezing temperatures yesterday and today have been melting the snow and … Continue reading

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Where Will They Be Delivered?

I was thinking that it is taking a while for the bike pants to arrive. Looking at the tracking page, I now see why. Click to embiggen Look in the left corner where it says “No address provided by shipper”. … Continue reading

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Still Going Nowhere

It’s day 2 on the stationary bike. Today, I “travelled” 7.5 miles in 32 minutes, burning 273 calories. I mentioned yesterday that I’m not counting these miles in my annual total, but my legs disagree. I think that I work … Continue reading

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Does This Count?

I’m attending a conference in Chicago this week. I didn’t bring along my bike this time, so I’m not riding the cold downtown streets. However, I was able to put in some time on the stationary bike. I love these … Continue reading

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New Tubes

After dropping my daughter at the movie theater today, I walked over to Hodson’s Bay Company for some new tubes. I’ve never kept spare ones at home. I’ve only had one flat since taking up biking almost 10 years ago. … Continue reading

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So Far This Year

I finally measured the missing mileage from the ride on June 18, so I can report my total for the year so far. 1,275 Miles! Not bad, don’t you think? I had an unofficial, secret goal of 1,200 miles this … Continue reading

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On Ferry Street

An homage to Martino.

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Pants on Order

OK, so I found some bike pants to try from Performance Bike. We’ll see how they work out.

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Sorry, It’s Not Going to Happen

I guess I’m not just a ‘ride in the winter’ kind of guy. For one reason, I don’t have the proper clothing. Where does a guy with a 42″ waist and a 30″ inseam find bike pants to keep the … Continue reading

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