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Friday the 13th, My Lucky Day

As a kid I was all over not stepping on a crack, because it would break my mother’s back, or walking under a ladder, or black cats and what not. As I aged I realized this was all poppycock, and … Continue reading

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Last Sunday we rode our tandem on the Chico Wildflower 65 — the metric version.  It involved signing up 6 wks. ago, arguing with my inner demons about the early rise, the drive, the long flats, Honey Run climb, the … Continue reading

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Early 2015 Musings

Every year the days and weeks blow by faster and faster. I feel as though I’m playing catch-up, although in reality I’m ahead of the game…it just doesn’t feel like it. We had no rain at all in January, a … Continue reading

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Cross-Training: It’s good for you!

So I’ve been off the road and on the trainer most of December and thus far in January. We’re having very rideable weather, despite the fog, this month, and I’ve made some anti-bike choices: Walking the dogs, riding the trainer, … Continue reading

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Riding My Age in Miles, and More

In 2007 I discovered BikeForums.net, and dove in with no reservations. Many connections continue even now: Fifty+, NorCal, Women’s, Tandem, Racing — so many ways to connect to so many people!  To this day I maintain the connections, whether through … Continue reading

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We were up early because we wanted to eat a hearty breakfast & digest before any efforts on the bike were required. Bacon, poached eggs, and the usual coffee, which I addressed. Chris wasn’t feeling the ride (Cantelow E to … Continue reading

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I have a blog that’s a littler less intimidating than WP and have had challenges in consistency. So I signed up for this 2 years ago (thanks to Jeff Turner, whose advice re social media I trust) but was hit … Continue reading

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