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An adjustable wrench, a pair of pliers, and a literally-cool head by Joy Beeson
Monday, 20 July 2020 I tried to ride more slowly than is possible at a red light, and collected an assortment of road rash, a bruise, and a sore rotator cuff....
July 22nd 20 07:17 AM
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First switchel of the season by Joy Beeson
Sigh. I was supposed to be in shape to ride forty miles of the Tour des Lakes this weekend, and I'm getting ready to carry tea and switchel for the first...
July 9th 20 05:15 AM
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Remembering how to tie my shoes, going back for a do-rag by Joy Beeson
Ordinarily, riding to the farmers' market on Saturday isn't much news, but my last such trip was on the second of May, a few days before a masked man sliced up...
July 3rd 20 05:20 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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I rode a BSO yesterday by Joy Beeson
I was standing around in the garage when I snapped, pulled my "pedal-powered wheelchair" out of its corner, and mounted up barefoot, intending to ride to the...
June 10th 20 02:51 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Safety lies in infrastructure and nobody ever needs to learn anything. by Joy Beeson
I was looking at a magnified view of a tricky intersection on my route home from Fort Wayen next Tuesday, and noticed that the median of the crossing was...
May 24th 20 04:42 PM
by Frank Krygowski[_4_] Go to last post
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I can ride to Leesburg again! by Joy Beeson
I just got an e-mail from Duck, Down, and Above saying that I can phone in my order, then make an appointment to have it brought out to my vehicle. I think...
May 6th 20 09:23 PM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Third ride not happening by Joy Beeson
It's a glorious day out there, and I know I'd enjoy the ride once I got moving, and my diastolic is up to 85, so I *really* need the exercise. But by the time...
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April 28th 20 01:48 AM
by pH Go to last post
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AG: Aunt Granny's Advice, or How to become an elderly cyclist: by Joy Beeson
This post is the first of a weekly series of grandmotherly aphorisms. Each subject line will begin "AG:" for your killfiling convenience. It seems obvious...
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April 5th 20 10:33 PM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Cyclling Amid SARS by Joy Beeson
I don't ride as much because I have nowhere to go. Riding in circles is only marginally better than riding rollers, and my all-time record on rollers is five...
April 5th 20 05:32 PM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Helmets by Joy Beeson
On Facebook, one of my nieces reposted a photograph showing what happens when you allow an unsecured load to blow out of the back of your pick-up and hit a...
March 17th 20 03:51 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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I missed this story last September by Joy Beeson
From Ink-Free News, Sep 24, 2019 @ 8:45 AM WARSAW — Warsaw and Winona Lake police departments have recently acquired two trek police electric bicycles. The...
March 13th 20 03:41 AM
by John B. Go to last post
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Parking by Joy Beeson
People with sciatica ought not to lock bikes to trees with low-growing branches. I don't think I'd have liked continually getting my helmet thunked and poked...
March 1st 20 12:10 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Why I hate riding in the winter by Joy Beeson
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 Dentist, about five miles, about four hours Left home at 10:13, for an appointment at 11:15 Arrived at 10:45 Still had a pair of...
February 23rd 20 01:46 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Walking home from church by Joy Beeson
When Ninth Street was built, it was designed as a boulevard to provide an impressive entrance to the Publishing House, but it extended only from Chestnut to...
February 17th 20 05:38 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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What do wet clothes weigh? by [email protected]
On Friday, February 16, 1996 at 3:00:00 AM UTC-5, Alan Bloom wrote: I commuted home in the rain last night. On a whim, I weighed my wet clothes (not...
February 13th 20 06:12 PM
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Dogs by Joy Beeson
One of the comments on today's Dogs of C Kennel https://www.gocomics.com/dogsofckennel/2020/02/09 reminded me of the time I was riding on a back road in...
February 10th 20 08:36 PM
by Frank Krygowski[_4_] Go to last post
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First ride of the year. by Joy Beeson
Instead of sewing a snap on my new wallet, I went to Zale's Hometown Pharmacy today. About two miles out and two miles back -- hardly worth suiting up...
February 3rd 20 04:28 AM
by Joy Beeson Go to last post
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Now that's depressing by Joy Beeson
I started to type "pedestrian" into Duck Duck Go, and the first auto-complete suggestion was "pedestrian hit by car". Even more depressing: the first hit on...
January 24th 20 01:12 AM
by Frank Krygowski[_4_] Go to last post
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Cyclecraft: being seen by Joy Beeson
I can't fault the section on Being Seen that runs from page 36 to page 39 of _Cyclecraft: North American Edition_. It begins with a very useful distinction...
January 6th 20 11:41 PM
by NFN Smith[_2_] Go to last post
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Left foot? by Joy Beeson
I went to a lot of trouble -- or rather, I commissioned my spouse to go to trouble (I don't do Amazon) -- to obtain a copy of _Cyclecraft: North American...
January 4th 20 05:43 PM
by Duane[_7_] Go to last post
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