Monthly Archives: December 2012

Monday 12 November 2012. The Phinney Branch Trail at the End of a Chilly November Ride

Yes, it’s been over a month since I took this ride so have forgotten some of the details.  Fortunately took some notes (and of course photos) back on the day it happened and hopefully can reconstruct the gist of it. … Continue reading

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Sunday 4 November 2012. Cranksgiving!

Today was “Cranksgiving,” an annual event put on by our local bike cooperative.  The goal of Cranksgiving is for cyclists to collect food for our local food bank by riding cross-town to four different grocery stores to shop for Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Sunday 28 Oct 2012. Fall Meadowbrook Sunrise, with Chill

Was eager to get out on Discovery this morning: been making fewer, shorter trips as the fall advances.  Aside from being “busy,” like everyone in the world, there just is less daylight in which to ride.  It’s getting to be … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 October 2012. The Crux of Autumn

On Wednesday rode Discovery to my dentist’s appointment in southwest Champaign.  It was a sunny, unseasonably warm but not uncomfortably so, early afternoon. Noticed that some trees that had been gloriously golden only a day or two ago were now … Continue reading

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