Monthly Archives: July 2006

Another Early Morning

After yesterday’s ride my total for this month was 189.2 miles. In order to reach 200, I had to get at least 11 on this ride. I decided to head out to Martell Forest and back. It was a pretty … Continue reading

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The New Breakfast Club

Before the RideTrying to beat the heat once again, the neighbor and I went out early. His daughter had planned on joining us, but the hour was too early for a 13 yr. old to pull herself out of bed. … Continue reading

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Back to Black Rock

The neighbor and I talked about going to Independence today (about 35 miles round trip), but our late start, plans later in the day, and a general fear of over-doing it helped us to decide to cut the ride short … Continue reading

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North

I said yesterday that my legs were feeling pretty good. Well, that wasn’t the case today. I headed north into the wind, and my right knee was screaming. (I have an old rock-n-roll injury that involves a small town festival, … Continue reading

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Bike Lane or Traffic Lane? You Make the Call!

When riding to work, I travel one block on Sheetz Street. There is a short bike lane there, and I’m having trouble deciding if I should use it. I’ll try to describe the layout and the issues. State Street from … Continue reading

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A Soggy One

No, it didn’t rain today, but it was so humid that I was pretty soggy when I arrived at work, and again when I rode to a meeting at SSOF. I wasn’t paying attention to the weather report this morning … Continue reading

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Morning Quickie

I took the reverse South Work Route this morning before work. Miles Ridden: 8.4

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Bridge, Fog

I rode the Granville Bridge Route through fingers of fog today. Miles Ridden: 9.0

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Hazy Morning

The forecast calls for mid-90s with high humidity today, so the neighbor and I left just after 7:00 to beat the heat. Haze on Jackson HighwayOur route took us to Montmorenci on Jackson Highway (which isn’t really a highway – … Continue reading

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I See the Light

Steeker asks, “How did those new blinky lights work out?” I first installed the Electrodynamic Bikelights in March, and I’ve only ridden in the dark one time since then. However, I can report that they are holding up well. I … Continue reading

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