Monthly Archives: April 2015

Tuesday 28 April (Day 28 of 30 Days of Biking) 2015. First Shooting Stars

It was 57 degrees F and mostly sunny at 12:30 this afternoon when I took Discovery II out for a ride to Meadowbrook Park to see whether the shooting stars (Dodecatheon meadia, prairie flowers) had yet made their appearance. Rode … Continue reading

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Sunday 19 April (Day 19, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Venturing to the North

This morning at 6 it was 57 degrees F and mostly cloudy. Today, inspired by 30 Days of Biking and the earlier arrival of the morning light, planned to try a less-traveled route: north on Lincoln Avenue. Rode Discovery II; … Continue reading

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Saturday 18 April (Day 18, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Straight Out Race Street

At 6 this morning it was 55 degrees F and partly cloudy. Robin soloists had been performing since 4:30, at least, and the dawn chorus was well underway by 5:30. The white-throated sparrows were in great form, including one who … Continue reading

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Friday 17 April (Day 17, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Into the Double Dark

This morning at 5:30 it was 50 degrees F and quite foggy. Though still quite dark, the dawn chorus (led by the urgently earnest robins) was well underway, and actually had been for a while. This would be a quick … Continue reading

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Sunday 12 April (Day 12, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Delight and Discomfort Beyond the Barrier

The phone weather ap said it was 39 degrees F at 6:15 this morning, though it felt warmer. The sky with its half (the left half, that is, waning) moon was clear in places and filled with swaths of thin-ish … Continue reading

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Friday 10 April (Day 10, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Obstacles and What to Do About Them

It was 43 degrees this morning at 6:15 and mostly cloudy. Missed my usual morning swim (note to self: always have a clear safety circle when practicing Sirsasana, especialy early in the morning, especially when doing a variation using a … Continue reading

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Thursday 9 April (Day 9, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Meadowbrook After Two Storms

Rode out on Discovery II this morning at 11-ish am, when it was about 68 degrees F. There had been a storm early this morning, like yesterday, but though the sky was still cloudy and the pavements wet, at the … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7 April (Day 7, 30 Days of Biking) 2015. Lots of Rides in the Fog

It was 57 degrees F at 1 pm, the sky light grey with clouds and fog. Visibility was not a problem in town, but decided not to ride out in the country under such conditions. So rode south on Race … Continue reading

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Sunday 5 April 2015. 30 DB Day 5 To Brownfield Woods

This morning at 6:30 it was 34 degrees F, the sky mostly clear on this Easter Sunday, coincidently the fifth day of 30 Days of Biking. While getting Discovery II out of the garage heard white-throated sparrows seemingly trying out … Continue reading

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Friday 3 April 2015. Bike-Flying on a Dark Morning

Day 3, 30 Days of Biking 2015. It was 48 degrees F at 7:30 am and cloudy. Rather dark, actually. Was psyched, thanks to 30 Days of Biking, to squeeze in another pre-work ride to Meadowbrook Park, today on Davy’s … Continue reading

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