Archive for May 2013

Coffee Cup ride

When you look at the map of this ride it sort of looks like a coffee cup.  The Pecan City Pedalers call this the coffee cup ride for this reason and because the ride starts at the Starbucks in Albany, GA. Today was another ride in which I rode faster than my usual bike commuter pace.  While my bike…

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Urban Assault Cycling (UAC)

Lonnie’s Cannondale Jekyll 700 Today I wanted to do a short ride on my mountain bike.  When I ride my Cannondale Jekyll around my neighborhood I have to be creative as there are no official off road trails near my house.  I resort to riding next to the paved roads on the gravel shoulders and up and…

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The morning commute

I am smelling ligustrum blossoms for the first time this year. I am watching the cotton and corn grow. I saw my first alligator this evening in a cow pond.

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Slowly but surely

Riding into work this morning was a deliberate effort to focus on my riding posture and not speed.  I played a game on upper Lilly Pond by riding as close to the fog line as possible.  I am also training to use my left hand to drink so that it gets a break from bearing…

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The reality of bike commuting finally settling in

This week is the first week of bike commuting in total day light.  I am in the sweet part of the year and I want to enjoy every minute of it.  This is the time of year in SW Georgia when it is cool in the mornings, but not chilly.  It is cool in the evenings and…

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Last Ride of April

I rode with the Pecan Pedalers group ride this evening from Starbucks. I rode a little too fast for my comfort level, but it was good training.  So far this year I have cycled 4,268 KM (2,653 miles).  I am feeling good about riding and I am having fun.

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