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Category Archives: Trek
Lunch break. Quick spin down the Greenway and return on Heading. Bike. Coffee. Blue skies. As Phil Connors would say, a pretty good day. Even without the sea otters.
Light on a pole. West of Chillicothe on Cloverdale Road.
If there’s such a thing as a perfect ride, this is it. Downhill warm up, smooth roads, 65 degrees, Santa Fe Burlington Northern train clearing the crossing one minute before I needed the same space, tailwind chasing me on the … Continue reading
The best destinations lead somewhere else.
Not a good day to forget the tire pump, but an excellent day to not have a flat. The bike is parked at the top of Miller Hill–just before the road twists down the bluff to meet Hallock Hollow and … Continue reading
The quest to ride every day in April continues. Today was the first day without fenders. Short ride, too: From Peoria’s Bushwhacker (on my day off) to Peoria Heights Silver Dollar Saloon, the second destination in the breakfast ride series … Continue reading
Is this a Schwinn I see before me? Let us now praise a big coaster-brake bicycle with full-coverage fenders. Continue reading