Tag Archives: Princeville

Catching up. 30 days of biking, #28

Somehow, someway, Ellen’s Diner in Princeville is still open. And so we park where we have always parked, and in we go, to eat breakfast and hear the latest about Ellen’s dogs and guinea pigs. To sit down inside; it’s … Continue reading

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The breakfast ride: Ellen gets carded

Rode to Princeville for breakfast alfresco on Saturday. That’s when I realized the big difference between small businesses and public corporations. (Given that some corporations are seemingly unaware of any difference between the two groups, this may be useful information … Continue reading

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Aside by side

I don’t usually spend this much time developing a well-researched, thoughtful and detailed essay on SUV marketing, popularity and distribution, but jeebus, Toyota. Jeebus.

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Table for two in Princeville, Illinois

Some people ride for fitness. Nothing must interrupt their course or cadence. But my favorite rides always include a newspaper or a magazine, pancakes and someone to talk to. And often, we end up at Henry’s Diner in Princeville, Illinois.

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The most important part of the ride: the pause

It wasn’t that long of a ride: Dunlap, Illinois, to Princeville to Dunlap. Still, when you’re dealing with the high rolling resistance of a soft trail and you’re not in the shape you were 30 years earlier, a rest stop … Continue reading

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