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The First 50 of the Year

Well, it’s in the books. The first 50 km+ ride of the year. It wasn’t + by much – just 110m, but it qualifies 🙂 Rode Decew to 81 and followed it to Victoria. Rode up Victoria to Hwy 20, then back to Merritville Hwy and home on Beaverdams. A few...

Ships, Hills, and Bugs

I thought I’d try a new route this evening. I started getting ready around 7:45 which in hindsight was probably a little late. Anyway, it was what it was. Create Routes or Search for a route from millions at MapMyRide It was a good idea, but perhaps, in...

WTF is Wrong with Me?

Remember last year when I said I wanted to do something “out there” for my 50th birthday? I wound up doing 50 3-minute Kendo matches. That was awesome. What can I do this year? Kendo’s probably out due to Covid-19 precautions, so here’s my idea...

A New Hope?

After getting started with riding in April, May and June were pretty quiet. Not sure why, but they sure were. I’ve done three rides in the past little while. Today, yesterday, and some time last week, I think. It’s already foggy in my memory. While I...

Another Ride, a New Route

After last week’s ride I couldn’t believe how sore I was. Don’t tell me. I know. I’m getting old 😉 The worst part of course is getting the tush used to the bike seat. I bought a new saddle last year that’s supposed to be more ergonomic....