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Sunday 21 January 2018. To Thawing Meadowbrook in Fog, with Lesson

Got out on the road on Shadow at about 7:30 this morning, after applying some lube to the chain. The temperature was 41 degrees F under clouds and fog but no wind to speak of. 421 more words


Sunday 14 January 2018. Japan House Garden with Frozen Pond

At 7:23 this morning it was 6 degrees F and clear with minimal wind.

Dressed warmly and unlocked RhododendronShadow’s brakes still were pretty frozen–for a minimal ride in the cold. 198 more words


Saturday 13 January 2018. A Short, Cold Trip with Sticking Brakes

This morning at about 9 it was 11 degrees F, the sky clear blue with a 12 mph north wind.

Did not plan a long trip, but wanted at least to visit the Japan House garden. 183 more words


Six lessons from biking in Amsterdam

Seth is a graduate student at the University of Oregon, in Washington (USA), studying urban planning. Last summer, he took a study abroad course and biked through Copenhagen, Malmo and Amsterdam. 1,019 more words

Dutch Bikes

Bicycling Inspiration (I crack myself up)

I’m back on my bike after weeks of not riding, and it was a complete and total reset on my Monday mood. Without much else to write about, I opted to fall-back on inspiring or hopeful quotes about cycling, and instead found the following: 17 more words

Fort Myers Beach

We made it to the Gulf Coast in time for sunset. It has been an action packed day. We actually bicycled today. Our first time for 2018. 188 more words


Sunday 7 January 2018. Frozen Meadowbrook

It was 17 degrees F under cloudy skies this morning around 7:45 when I rolled Shadow down the snowy driveway and toward Meadowbrook Park. Race Street (and about half the width of the bike lanes) was mostly clear, but a south wind blew toward me, making me even more mindful that I haven’t been biking as much as I used to. 421 more words