Category Archives: Giant

Stopping for no good reason

Stopping is reaching a destination, the place that defines the ride. The ride to Ellen’s in Princeville, the Track Inn in Chillicothe, the Mayflower in Dunlap, One Eleven Coffee in Wyoming. Continue reading

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Goodbye, N + 1

N + 1 is the formula to calculate the number of bicycles one should own. Have one bicycle? The right number to own is two. Have 15 bicycles? The right number is 16. There are at least three reasons why … Continue reading

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Day 22. 30 Days of Biking

Pretty obvious the railroad detectives were on the case today, sending not one, but two trains to keep me from reaching a blistering 13-mph pace. Or it could have been a coincidence, I suppose. Anyway, nice day today. Sixty-eight degrees, … Continue reading

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Day 12. 30 Days of Riding

First ride of the year in bibs. Mid ’50s in the morning. (With winds southwest at 14 mph, but I’m not here to brag about drilling through the wind at my usual 25 mph pace. Or 20. Or 13. Or … Continue reading

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Day 11. 30 Days of Biking

None of the bicycles in the basement have pedals with toe clips. I still use toe straps, but only as luggage tie-downs. Continue reading

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