Monthly Archives: January 2008

Hide your children

I guess I should catch up on mileage. I’ve lost track of my exact routes, so I’m guessing (probably within 1/2 mile) on some of these. I’ll be conservative (don’t tell Knarf) and round down. January 28: 1.7 January 27: … Continue reading

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Mileage report

January 23rd: 5.4 January 22nd: 1.7 January 21st: 2.9 Annual Mileage: 105 (Woohoo!  I broke 100 miles!) Miles to go: 4895 I weighed myself the other day.  Looks like I’ve lost about 5 pounds this month.  Another woohoo!

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Odds and ends

Cleaning out the mental attic here. Lots of crap, cruft and other boring stuff. I’ll start with mileage. January 20th: 2.6 miles (15F, feels like 2!) January 19th: 20 miles! w00t! January 18th: 1.4 January 17th: 4 January 16th: 2.6 … Continue reading

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Schwinn approved

In the mid-70s, apparently, Schwinn was involved with designing and manufacturing torture devices. It looks like they subbed this work out, too. How do I know this? My 1974 Continental has the original “Schwinn Approved” saddle on it. Mileage for … Continue reading

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Fixed-gear fiasco

The fixie is done. The bars are wrapped and the brake lever is where I want it. I’ve ridden nothing else the last two days and plan to ride it again tonight. Tomorrow morning I’ll have to trailer the girls … Continue reading

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Cravings

Tonight I rolled over to the supermarket (where they know me by name) to get some junk food. I had been craving something bad for me all day. Christie brought me a quarter pounder with cheese and fries, but it … Continue reading

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Saving time

Sometimes the bike isn’t so convenient, relatively speaking. In reality, it only takes a few minutes to ride to the supermarket – not much longer than driving. Last weekend’s ride to the LBS took me 35 minutes (uphill) and 25 … Continue reading

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Daily mileage

Yesterday’s miles: 5.4 (in shorts!) Annual mileage: 36.4 Miles to go: 4963.6

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Daily mileage

Did the Tour de New Cumberland Today.  About 7 miles.  Got too hot.  In January.  Go figure. Today’s Mileage: 7 Annual Mileage: 31 Miles to go (ugh): 4969

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Numb

It’s numb in here. I can hear the keys clicking, but I don’t feel it. There’s no resistance. No clickety. No thwump against the paper. It is more artificial but less plastic than the real thing. There is nothing to … Continue reading

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