Category Archives: Report from the road

Wherein the person awheel comes dangerously close to dissing all that was holy and good. 30 days of biking, #28

“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” —1 Corinthians 13:11 __ When I rode seriously, I … Continue reading

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A ditch in time. 30 days of biking, #24

This photo is a lie. Well, not a lie—instead, it contains far too little truth. Just like so many photos, paintings, sculptures, essays, speeches, inscriptions, magazines, books, podcasts, blogs, databases, casual conversations, compilations, tattoos, and cave paintings. What is truth? … Continue reading

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Short Ride Index. 30 days of biking, #16

Portion of an hour the rider spent on a bicycle today, in minutes: 53 Number of wild turkeys that crossed Santa Fe Road in front of the rider: 1 Number of large round hay bales on trailer pulled by Ford … Continue reading

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Keeping up with the Jones. 30 days of biking, #15

It’s the end of North Hampton Road. It’s 750 feet from a bend in the road I’ve ridden for years, and I’ve never slowed down to see it. Frankly, there’s not much to see: a maintenance shed announcing thou shalt … Continue reading

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The barn that saved us all. 30 days of biking, #13

“I call our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature clearer to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space.” Edwin Abbott Abbott Before I leave home, I check wind speed … Continue reading

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