Monthly Archives: September 2008

A Little Chilly

I seem to always get fooled in the fall when the temperatures drop. Today’s ride home was a little colder than expected, and my t-shirt and shorts left me under dressed. I compensated by pushing myself faster than usual. Miles … Continue reading

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Short but Sweet

Arby’s Has No Bike Rack After work today, I rode up to my son’s high school to watch the marching band at the game, with a stop at Arby’s along the way. Some college student passed me on Grant, so … Continue reading

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Again

Another trip to the CVS before heading home. The weather continues to be great. Miles Ridden: 14.3

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Nobody Took My Picture/France On Bike

Purdue University is running Green Week, where they bring attention to environmentally friendly programs. University President France C√≥rdova decided to ride her bicycle to work, so she called the News Service photographer to document it for Green Week. (Read more) … Continue reading

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Stop and Go

It’s turning out to be a great week for riding. On my way home I stopped by the CVS for a prescription, which helped me get a little extra time in the saddle. As I was riding home on Lindberg … Continue reading

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Found on the Net

First, I just learned that my town has a Critical Mass: The concept of critical mass is credited to a group of San Francisco bicycle commuters who in 1992 decided to ride home together, according to the Chicago Critical Mass … Continue reading

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Blinded by the Light

With the rising sun just above street level, I knew that if I was having trouble seeing in front of me, the motorists approaching from the rear were having just as much trouble seeing me. I rode in with my … Continue reading

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Deflating

The Horses Were Out Today I wasn’t even at the top of the hill on Newman Road when I noticed the spongy ride. Sure enough, the rear tire was quite low. I turned around a went back home. I’ll ride … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Workout

I rode up to the supermarket today to pick up a few things. I wasn’t feeling my strongest, but I made it over the hills and up to the store. As I left, I put my groceries in the panniers … Continue reading

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Game Day

I rode up to the football stadium to help out at the tailgate tent for the Purdue game. My job was to ferry the older alumni and donors up the hill in a golf cart. Fun times, and I got … Continue reading

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