Tag Archives: Curtis Road

Sunday 21 May 2017. Spiderwort and Penstemon at Meadowbrook and the Curtis and Prospect Sunken Pond

It was 54 degrees F at about 6:15 am under cloudy skies, which seemed certain to produce rain, though the weather ap said no, as I rolled Shadow out of the garage. Wanted to see the spiderwort at Meadowbrook and … Continue reading

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Saturday 25 March 2017. Burned Prairie and Curtis Road

It was 60 degrees F and cloudy this morning at 7:50 as I topped off Rhododendron’s tires and headed out for, in accordance with the wind direction, parts south and east. The ride was smooth and swift and was not … Continue reading

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Sunday 19 March 2017. The Sunken Pond to the West

It was 31 degrees F under clear skies at 8:38 this morning as I rolled Rhododendron, its rear tire restored (i.e., in inner tube replaced), out of the garage to head a little way south and west, at last! Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Sunday 11 September 2016. A Little Stop at Meadowbrook, Another Little Ride Out East Curtis Road

This morning at 6:30 (the official time for sunrise) it was 54 degrees F, with clear skies and hardly a breeze. Decided last night (did not want to waste energy fretting about it in the morning) to check the inner, … Continue reading

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Sunday 5 June 2016. To Old Church and Rising Road via the Sunken Pond

It was 63 degrees F at 5:53 this morning as I rolled Rhododendron out of the garage for parts southwest. First stopped for a yellow (and sure looks life pink in the middle) cabbage rose pic. The stalks and pods … Continue reading

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Saturday 21 May 2016. East Curtis Road Under Clouds

It was 54 degrees F at 6:30 this morning under an overcast sky. After some internal debate decided to take Discovery II to East Curtis Road, where I haven’t been for a while. Chose the hybrid bike to be able … Continue reading

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Sunday 1 May 2016. Foggy Ride to the Southwest

It was 53 degrees F at 6:35 this morning, with cloud skies and fog. It was a morning just to ride. Which turned out to be west on Windsor, with a stop at the City of Champaign Prairie Restoration Project. … Continue reading

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Sunday 7 June 2015. Ten Miles Out on Curtis Road

This morning it was 65 degrees F under thinly cloudy skies (that is, the sun still was visible) and a fairly stiff, consistent breeze blew from the southeast. It was 5:40 by the time I got out the door. Can’t … Continue reading

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