Monthly Archives: April 2007

April 2007 Totals

Even with all of the days lost to rain this month, I was still able to beat last year’s total and surpass the amount required for my secret goal by over 30 miles. I hope that I can keep up … Continue reading

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Fun with Traffic

Today ended up being a record setting high temperature day. Also, another great bike to work day. As I rode into work this morning, I had a fun encounter with a red pick up that saw fit to rush around … Continue reading

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Independence Vulture Loop

I’m hoping to take longer rides during the weekend to help me prepare for the RAGBRAI ride in July. Last week was 24 miles, and the neighbor and I decided to try the Independence loop today. We did this last … Continue reading

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Unprotected

I’m planning a longer ride tomorrow, so I just went out for a short one this afternoon up Indian Creek Hill (Alpe du Kerber) to the Ravines Golf Course and back. No Where to Hide from the WindThe west wind … Continue reading

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Another Work Day

On the way out this morning, I met my neighbor at the entrance to the subdivision, so we ended up riding in together. He usually leaves later than I, but I was late and he was early, so it worked … Continue reading

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Rack ‘Em Up

Arnett Clinic in West Lafayette Has No Bike RackCVS Has a Bike Rack, But It’s BlockedI should have talked with the manager about the lawn furniture chained to the rack, but I didn’t want to bother. I guess they’re not … Continue reading

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Heading South

With a southwest wind already blowing at 9:30, I decided to head west and south to West Point. Then I headed east and north on some roads I’ve never ridden before (500S, 500W, and SR25). Here’s the route: Click to … Continue reading

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The Amazing Writing Man

Tom made the paper! Enjoy bicycle touring and commuting I’m sure you have noticed the annual trend of gas prices rising in time for the summer season — not that it’s very summerlike. One answer to this is to ride … Continue reading

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Intervalometer

My old Cannon digital camera has a mode called Intervalometer that allows time lapse photography. The shortest time setting is one minute. I lashed the camera to the handlebars and recorded my commute today on the South Work Route. You … Continue reading

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After Work

The neighbor and I took a quick ride almost to West Point and back. Miles Ridden: 18.1

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