Archive for March 2016

Cycle World Group Ride 20160329

I went on the Cycle World Group Ride yesterday evening.  It was a great ride and the weather was perfect.  i have been playing around with my GoPro and here are some unedited time lapse videos of the ride.

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Tire Wars

This morning I was forced to divert from my normal path to avoid hitting a cyclist who was riding on the wrong side of the street.  It was dark and he did not have a light and if it were not for the lone reflector on his bike.  I noticed that he was not going…

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Jenny Lane Close Call

I was within eyesight of my mailbox and I saw this woman backing out of her driveway.  I knew she was not looking where she was going.  I pulled over to the far right side of the street and slowed down.  I started yelling for her to look where she was going to no avail.…

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First Spring Bike Commute

Was it supposed to get colder on the first commute of spring?  I thought that my last commute with wool sweater and leg warmers was done, but nooooo, today it was quite a bit colder than last week. I tried to capture my ride in the dark with 1 image every 5 seconds.  It is…

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Tsali Right Loop

I had a fun ride with the group that was attending the summit. There is always a little bit of Fear Factor when I am on a trail for the first time. This Trail was not lacking any of the technical riding that I like but it also had a lot of the danger points.…

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IMBA SORBATE Summit

I am attending a mountain bike summit in Bryson City North Carolina.  I have never participated in a conference based on cycling.  I am learning a lot about the relationship between the National Forest Service and volunteer train maintenance groups. Google did this nice Pano

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Wednesday Morning Commute

Today was the first time I used my GoPro Hero4 Black on my bike.  I have a temporary mount set up on my head tube. I am still waiting for the beefier Ram Mount to arrive in the mail.  I wanted to show how well my Busch & Müller Luxos U IQ2 lighting system performed on…

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I Got Hit By A Car AGAIN!

So I was forty minutes into my commute home enjoying a mild headwind and warm sunny weather.  I had stopped at the intersection of Old Pretoria Road and Lily Pond Road to let cars pass by before turning left.  Then a woman driving a Kia slowly came into my lane.  I yelled at her really…

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Spinning In The March Wind

I make up and play lots of games to keep my life interesting.  Below is an explanation of my cycling game that I play when I am bike commuting. This morning I found myself spinning into the wind.  Every direction I traveled on my morning commute seemed to have a head wind or a cross…

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