Category Archives: Report from the road

Connecting with the Northeast in Kentucky

A bicycle ride connects points A and B. A bicycle ride with conversation connects the points between. And beyond. Continue reading

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Not Old Paint. Don Walker tandem does Horsey Hundred with no paint

When a builder sends a fillet-brazed bicycle out without paint, you get to see the frame pretty nearly as it came from the torch. Continue reading

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Bicycle tires: The opposite of supple is ok, too.

Sometimes there is such a thing as free tires. And that’s not a bad thing. Not bad at all. Thanks, Larry. Continue reading

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A quick stop to say only you can prevent Pumpkin Spice Latte

You take a picture of a pumpkin field for the same reason you take a picture of Rambler. You don’t see them all the time. If your world was full of pumpkins and Ramblers, you’d probably be on the lookout for cornfields and F-150s. Continue reading

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Filling a hole with money. Or, two-buck luck

Dear Sir: While the bald rear tire of my tandem still holds air, I will tell you what a dandy duct-tape product you make. Continue reading

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The things we carried: Door County 2015

Let’s see what we pulled out of the handlebar bag—and why we put them in there in the first place. Continue reading

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Winslow takes it easy on Washington Island

Neither of us thought to ask Julie whether Winslow had any connection to the Eagles song, but the dog didn’t seem to mind the sound of her wheels. Continue reading

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