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Riding to Test Ride

It was high time that I got off the couch and rode into the city to test ride some bikes. My current stable includes a 12 year old recumbent with 38,400 miles on it, a 24 year old touring bike with 38,400 miles on it, and an 8 year old travel bike with 15,000 miles on it. 1,349 more words

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There Must Be Some Mistake

After yesterday’s sweatfest, today was sublime. Clearly, the weather gods did not get the memo.

To: Weather Gods

From: Washington DC

Re: July

We will suffer each and every day through impossible heat and humidity. 720 more words

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More Better than February

I’ve been a sloven blogger lately. Mostly I’ve been out of town and off the bike. Friday was a day of unusual events. In preparing to go to Dulles to drop my daughter off, Mrs. 791 more words

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Mount Vernon Trail Run - DC Running

The Mount Vernon Trail is this 18 mile paved trail going around DC and Virginia that connects George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate to Theodore Roosevelt Island. 452 more words

Making Withdrawals from the Karma Bank

It’s easy to go through life seeing the cloud in every silver lining. I am not an altogther pessimistic person but it never ceases to amaze me when random good things happen to me. 716 more words

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Mount Vernon Bike/Pedestrian Trail Resurfacing Begins | News Release | City of Alexandria

The City’s Department of Transportation & Environmental Services began work to pave sections of Holmes Run Trail (between Duke and Ripley Streets and near Tarleton Park), Taney Avenue Path (between Raleigh and N. 58 more words

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

Well, I don’t know about dark but yesterday’s evening rush hour was Lena Horne stormy. Hail. Thunder. Lightning. Wind. Torrents of rain.

Just the thing for breaking in (or, perhaps breaking) a new bike commuter. 353 more words

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