Tag Archives: Spring

Concrete stands on its own two feet. 30 days of biking, #9

You got your geese people and your gnome people. Now I know some people seem to favor both geese and gnomes, but this is not really the case. Instead, they a) have not made up their minds, or b) cannot … Continue reading

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Riding with Robert. 30 days of biking, #14

If you spend most of your riding time out on the grid north of Dunlap, you learn several things when you ride inside the city of Peoria with Robert: 1. Central Illinois is hilly. 2. Bricks and loose gravel are … Continue reading

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Back to work. 30 days of biking, #12

I was on vacation last week, so of course the sun is out today, warming my back while I’m on break and huddled over my notebook so I can see it in the shadow of my body. But you don’t … Continue reading

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Day 29. 30 Days of Biking

Looking for good advice on how to ride a bicycle? Start with this list. Always stop to: Clean your tires Remove your jacket Drink coffee Drink water from a garden hose, even a really long one Help turtles cross the … Continue reading

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Day 23. 30 Days of Biking

Fifteen years ago, there was a two-story house across the road from these flowers. An American Foursquare. Probably 80, 90 years old at the time. A woman stood on the top step of the house shaking rugs. (I think she … Continue reading

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