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SIR Summer 400K

Standing around with 34 other mildly cold, brightly dressed randonneurs under I5 at the Green Lake Park and Ride in Seattle*, ride organizer Jeff Loomis started us off with some invaluable advice – if you don’t want to get lost on the Interurban Trail, follow someone local. 1,932 more words

Preparing for a 1000K Brevet

After a summer of bicycling, the Appalachain Adventure 1000K is fast approaching, and Felkerino and I will be riding it.

Given that the Appalachian Adventure is a late summer affair, Felkerino and I maintained a pretty big base of mileage since finishing the… 252 more words


you just never know

The past few weeks has been kinda crazy. No maybe that’s not quite the right word. Unsettling? Thought-provoking? But not just all the usual thoughts, instead some extra introspection and reflection on just how tenuous and fragile life can be. 560 more words


Riding into the morning

Night ride to Vancouver

After I did the 600 km ride a few weeks ago, I needed to plan something new. I initially thought about going to the coast and do a few night rides along the coast. 1,303 more words


A ride in West Virginia

Visiting West Virginia was on my checklist for some time. Last Saturday I headed out to ride Stone Soup 200k. This was a really scenic ride, visiting some historical places. 578 more words


The Wonder of the "Road Closed." Detours by Bike

Summer is a busy time for road construction. Road repairs may reduce traffic to one lane, and in some cases may cause a temporary road closure. 484 more words


Tandem Bicycles at Paris-Brest-Paris 2011

Events like Paris-Brest-Paris are difficult to unbox all at once. Some aspects can be, such as the immediacy of the ride experience and the emotions and physical states experienced. 499 more words