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TransAm ready to start

Two weeks today it’s ON, and I have never been so ready for a big ride before. The bike is prepared and on ice, and the kit is laid out in the spare room ready. 908 more words

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Hill Tops With Foggy Skies

This city by the bay
Is so easy on the eyes
Like a dream on canvass
Hill tops with foggy skies

The morning here breaks… 123 more words

English Poetry

Old Under New II

The Transamerica Pyramid is one of my favorite subjects, and I’ve lately enjoyed photographing it juxtaposed with older brick buildings.


Old Under New

Striking modern architecture next to industrialization-era brick and ironwork makes for a dramatic combination. It’s also the bedrock style of my favorite cities, including New York and San Francisco. 21 more words


Lee Morgan: The Sixth Sense (1967) Blue Note/Liberty UA

Selection: Short Count (Morgan)


The mandatory go-to boogaloo Morgan  track is  Psychedelic,  a sort of Sidewinder III with a Tijuana drive-thru/ Tex-Mex flavour ,  but other tracks stray into more interesting territory. 998 more words

Blue Note

TransAm 2017 Race what have I done?

So you might gather I do a ton of miles cycling, well my previous best ever month is 2300 miles. So how about 4280 miles: Add in some serious climbing, up to 11,000 feet, crossing the Continental divide three times in the Rockies, mix in 40 degree temperatures, storms and winds, doddle then. 336 more words

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