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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


Carrigan’s Pub — October 1, 2017

It was October 1, and fall seemed to be descending upon us rapidly. But, it was one of those beautifully sunny fall days that made for perfect riding — and the perfect Sunday Funday adventure. 600 more words

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Sunday 31 December 2017. Zero Degrees F and Snow

The clouds were starting to break up at 7:50 am as I rode Shadow onto the snow-packed and newly snow-dusted streets on this last day of 2017. 256 more words


Sunday 24 December 2017. Cycling through the Snow to the Art Mart on Christmas Eve.

At about 7:30 this morning it was 24 degrees F, snow lightly falling on the thin layer already accumulated. The first real snow-ride of the winter! 420 more words


Sunday 17 December 2017. Almost to St. Joe on the KRT

It was 38 degrees F under cloudy skies at about 8:00 this morning as I headed toward the Kickapoo Rail to Trail intending to ride its entire length to St Joseph. 418 more words


Sunday 3 December 2017. Another Short, Cold Ride on the KRT

It was 34 degrees F and clear, with barely a breeze at 6:52 this morning as I wheeled Rhododendron down the driveway and out toward the Kickapoo Rail to Trail and St. 565 more words


Sunday 10 December 2017. Ice on the Creek

It was 23 degrees F and partly cloudy

at about 7 this morning as I rolled Shadow down the driveway and headed south to Meadowbrook Park. 218 more words