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Today’s Unsorted Top 10 List That, Once Again, is a Bit Too Long

Bananas before all they’re good for is banana bread Candied cucumbers, because Russ refuses to employ the phrase “sweet pickles” The bicycle you’re riding today The bicycle you’d like to ride The idea that this list could be of any … Continue reading

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Drop in, load up, carry on. 30 days of biking, #26

The new handlebar bag is here! The new handlebar bag is here! I’m somebody! I’m somebody with a second made-in-Canada bag from Arkel. The first one is the large bag; this is the small one. I got the small bag … Continue reading

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Booking it in Door County

Inside the handlebar bag: five books I bought this summer in Door County, Wisconsin. Buying five books in a week’s time, at least once a year, is not an indulgence; it’s a necessity. I’m supporting businesses I care about in … Continue reading

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Day 9. #30daysofbiking

The last time I rode with a Kirtland bag on the handlebars, I was looking at brake housing, not derailleur housing. Times change. Craig Burgess–banjo player, recumbent rider, woodworker and, now, Indiana state building commissioner–gave me the bag a while … Continue reading

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Arkel Big Bar Bag: not for the aerodynamically inclined

I’ve been using a Jandd rack pack on the back of a tandem (first a Trek, then a custom Co-Motion) long enough that I don’t remember when I bought it. That’s what happens when you buy quality: you lose track … Continue reading

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