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Day 8. #30daysofbiking

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

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Day 6. #30daysofbiking

And on the sixth day, there was sunshine in northern Peoria County. Making those awheel, glad. Yeah, verily.

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Day 30: #30daysofbiking

A relative and I have debated the wording of the following phrase, but at the end of a cold night’s ride, after a rainy afternoon, after 30 days of riding a bit of every day, I say: Good night, sweet … Continue reading

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Day 27: #30daysofbiking

Horizontal travel between bursts of vertical rain. Fillet-brazed Schwinn Sports Tourer frameset, cranks, headset, brakes and kickstand are 42 years old. Front Campy and rear Phil Wood hubs are probably that old as well, though not original to the machine. … Continue reading

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Day 22: #30daysofbiking

There, in the background, possibly my favorite bicycle (if you don’t count the bicycles I have yet to acquire): the World’s Heaviest Fisher. The formula for frame weight is pretty simple: start with a 1-1/4-inch Evolution headset, increase tube diameters … Continue reading

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