Archive for June 2015

Finally a spin class that I like

Sol Republic speaker I won a Solo Republic Punk Bluetooth speaker last month at a information security conference raffle. I had not figured out where to use it until Sharon Thompson showed up at the monthly Slow Poke Ride with one on her bike. Well after listening to music during the ride, I decided to…

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Slow Poke Ride Play List

Track Name Artist Name Bicycle Race Queen Dancing In The Street Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Only You Can Show Me Goldroom, Mereki Beach Rolling In The Deep Adele We Got The Beat – Single Mix The Go-Go’s Freeway of Love Aretha Franklin Heat Wave – Stereo Mix with Fade Martha Reeves & The Vandellas…

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BCC Lion Says Get Up And Ride

I rode to work in one of my new Bicycle Commuter Cabal jerseys. I was watching it all weekend as it lay on a sofa in a bedroom. It kept begging me to put it on and go for a ride. I did no ride much this weekend. I usually sleep late so I miss…

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Leary Loop The Long Way Home

Last night I decided to take the long way home. My wife Sylvia was going to spend the evening playing mahjong with her friends. I decided that I would just take my time and ride out to the town of Leary. This is the first time that I have taken the Leary Loop home on…

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National Bike Challenge 2015 – Platinum Badge

I earned my Platinum Badge on June 11, 1015 by earning 2,500 points int the National Bike Challenge. Below are some information graphics showing progress thus far int eh challenge. the goal of this challenge it to promote bicycling during the best season of the year.  time to get out thee and ride your bike. For me…

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Alien Sword?

I ride by the Sherwood Christian Academy sometimes twice a day. The first time I saw this water tower (I am guessing it is a water tower) it was at night in a freak me out. I thought I was in the middle of nowhere until I saw it lite up at night. I knew…

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Rainy Rooster Tail Ride Home

Sometimes my bike commute gets boring.  I like to ride familiar routes for several reasons.  Riding the same route allows me to before a fixture to the other vehicles on the road.  Drivers see me every day as they commute so they “expect” me to be there. I have verified this fact when folks come…

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