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When I started this blog I made a promise to myself: I wasn’t going to start another journal where some middle-aged guy gives you a blow-by-blow account of his “epic” day on the bike. 915 more words


At the Grenze under the Ski Jump

In April 2018 I travelled back in time to the now defunct German internal Grenze (border) at the Wurmberg Mountain.

In the mid-eighties I had stood on the west side of the Grenze half way up the Wurmberg Mountain in the… 541 more words

Rides - Ausfahrten/Touren & Orte/Places

A walk in the woods ...

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… (and other crises) averted.

David G recently rode a great mixed terrain route out of Medfield. 1,179 more words


Lost: Maple Shade

The vast majority of pre-1900 houses in Augusta County are constructed of wood, stone, or brick. However, a new material, comparable to concrete, rose to popularity during the years following the Civil War. 280 more words

Different Flavors of Biking

Recently, expertise (or at least understanding) was claimed by a person in one realm by suggesting equivalence of experience from another realm. Something along the lines of “since I’m a randonneur and a road cyclist, I also understand mountain biking”. 338 more words