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A few letters shy of a sign. 30 days of biking, #23

Here’s where I realized I was old: the Radnor Grange building or, as no one refers to it today, the R Grae building. (You kind of want to dig around to see if any of the fallen letters are still … Continue reading

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Making room for a corn field. 30 days of biking, #17

Prevailing winds don’t always prevail. The wind in central Illinois often comes out of the west, but in recent days it’s come out of the east. That means maps of my rides will look slightly different this month than they … Continue reading

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The victimless non-crime. 30 days of biking, #3

Instead of a kidnapping victim, the front end of a tandem. Instead of a newspaper, daffodils. Instead of proof of life, proof of ride. The daffodils have yet to peak. The leaves have yet to be cleaned from the bed. … Continue reading

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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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Not Old Paint. Don Walker tandem does Horsey Hundred with no paint

When a builder sends a fillet-brazed bicycle out without paint, you get to see the frame pretty nearly as it came from the torch. Continue reading

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