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I’m back

Hi again.  Ok, so I’ve been a little delinquent about posting.   My apologies.    It’s funny how life and work seems to get in the way.   Plus, there really hasn’t been a lot to write about – the … Continue reading

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The “S” word

If you’re new to cycling, especially road cycling, there comes a  point to which every new cyclist has to confront the dreaded “S” word – you know what I’m talking about. Yes – “Spandex”. Or in my case, “Expandex”. Those … Continue reading

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Done deal! (almost)

So, I finally did it.  I bought a bike.   Exactly like the one you see below It’s a Giant Defy Advanced 2.    Bought it in Cranbrook.  Excited?  Yes!  Can’t wait to ride it?  Yes!     Only one … Continue reading

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An extraordinary day

Yesterday was an extraordinary day.    And it had nothing to do with cycling.   Instead, it had everything to do with this: If you’ll indulge me, I will explain why. In 2002 I became a member of Golden Volunteer … Continue reading

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T minus 6 and counting

So if you’ve been following along, you know by now what my purpose for writing this blog is (if you haven’t, it’s to complete a gran fondo this summer).    You also know that in order to achieve my goal, … Continue reading

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The ultimate tour

I started reading a book the other night, “The Story of the Tour de France” by Bill and Carol McGann.   Now, as you probably guessed, I’m a big Tour fan – try to watch it every year, if possible. … Continue reading

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A confession (of sorts)

If you’ve been following this blog since its inception (a whole four postings ago), first of all, “Thank you” for doing so.    It’s nice to know that someone out there is actually reading this.   As a matter of … Continue reading

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