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Saturday 27 May 2017. Out Yankee Ridge Road via Lush Meadowbrook

It was 64 degrees F at 6:20 under cloudy skies this morning as I got Rhododendron the road bike out for a long-awaited spin! The nice people at Neutral Cycle put the pedal crank back into is working position, replaced … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22 March 2016. Stretching Out with the South Wind on South Race

It was about 7:15 this spring break morning as I headed on Discovery II into the south wind on Race Street. The sky was mostly clear and the temperature was 41 degrees F. Beautiful as the bursting spring garden flowers … 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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Sunday 29 March 2015. All the Way to To Yankee Ridge

It was 28 degrees at 6:45 this morning, the sky mostly clear and a mostly steady (but not exactly warm) wind blowing from the south. Wore the long down coat, the slightly awkward mounting of Davy’s Grey notwithstanding. It was … Continue reading

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Saturday 14 March 2015. Winter-Spring

This morning at 7:20 am it was 43 degrees F, the sky packed with contiguous clouds in shades of grey and a fairly stiff north wind blowing. Have been fighting a cold, and really did start to feel better during … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29 April 2014. Windy Ride to Yankee Ridge w/ a Shooting Star Stop

Set out on Rhododendron for parts southeast at 1:30 pm today. The temperature was 61 degrees F and the sky a mixture of clear and cloudy, depending what part of it you saw. It was windy, briskly from the south-southwest, … Continue reading

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Sunday 27 April 2014. A Bit of Struggle to First Street

Heard the first avian announcement, the rousing robin solo (How do they decide which robin gets to do it? Is it the same bird for several days in a row or do they take turns? No, in nature they’re more … Continue reading

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Friday 4 April 2014. Windy Way to Weaver

It was 39 degrees F, cloudy and windy at 2 pm as Rhododendron and I headed, at last, for Weaver Park. Now that 30 Days of Biking is upon us, I am back to daily rides, more true to the … Continue reading

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Sunday 16 March 2014. March Wind

As soon as I woke up this morning could hear the wind; “howling” was the word that came to mind. At 6 the sky still was quite dark, but by 6:45 it was plenty light, mostly cloudy but with a … Continue reading

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Monday 8 April 2013. Warm Wind and More Riding

30 Days of Biking II, Day 8. Got back today from a wonderful (but bikeless, really, alas) trip to Wisconsin, where there still was snow on the ground.  Was greeted in Urbana, in contrast, by a temperature of 66 degrees … Continue reading

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