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Tuesday 15th May

Another start from a beach-side campsite, but despite being awake very early;

I didn’t get going on my bike until late morning. In the event, that wouldn’t matter. 692 more words


Monday 30th April

Looking back 12 days;

For once, I was on the road shortly after this!

I was aiming for a substantial day on the bike and wanted to get as close to Murcia airport – 100 miles away – as I could. 297 more words


Friday 11th May

At the risk of confusing you, I thought I’d jump ahead by 12 days and bring you right up to the very present – I’ll catch up the missing past days of cycling as and when I can. 636 more words


It's Hard to Like April

Mostly, April 2018 will fade from memory, because nobody wants to think about cold, wet, windy weather. April did have a few high points. For a start, my pulmonlogist was pleased with my recovery and backed off the prospect of leaving me on blood thinners for years or maybe even forever. 615 more words


1947 Ideale Model 65 Saddle

Ideale Saddles were often a builder’s or rider’s choice on quality bicycles produced from the early 1900’s to nearly the end of the previous century.  The manufacturer, 313 more words

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A Tale of Two Stumpjumpers

Above are two Specialized Stumpjumpers from the early 1990’s. I bought the one on the left in 1990 when I was in graduate school. It has been in near continuous operation since then and has gone through five kids. 636 more words

A post about many different subjects

Hello.  As a blogger, cyclist, wrencher, and a few other titles that reflect my interests, sometimes I worry that my blog posts stray over a variety of topics, and that I have “buried the lead”.  681 more words

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