Monthly Archives: August 2008

Critical Mass

Harrisburg’s 3rd Critical Mass took place yesterday.  9 or 10 of us, I guess, rode a few miles around the city in the rain.  In all, it was very uneventful.  No one fell, no one was hassled and no one … Continue reading

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Knees are jerking in Iowa

Back in 2004, during RAGBRAI, a gentleman by the name of Kirk Ullrich crashed when his front tire slipped into a joint in the pavement.  His injuries were fatal.  Eight other cyclists crashed in the same area.  That section of … Continue reading

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Gentlemen, start your geek

Found this one over at Armed and Dangerous.  Brought back some serious memories of not dating, not partying, not smoking pot and generally having myself a really good time.  D&D was second only to playing the tuba.  In the marching … Continue reading

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Plug – NCCF

I wrote about this a while back.  Do it again.  You know you want need to.  Here’s where: Mark’s PDML Shop National Childhood Cancer Foundation

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Plans and Tried and Liked and Didn’t

There are these crazy people in Italy who ride their classic road bikes on dirt roads every year.  They call it l’Eroica.  And there are some nutters up north who take 2 days to ride 85 miles on old 3-speeds.  … Continue reading

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Unrealistic Realistic Goals

So I’ve been thinking about things I’d like to do on a bicycle (No, not that, Cog. ) and I’ve come up with a few goals that are probably doable, but I’ll probably never get around to doing. Beat Kent … Continue reading

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Pass Hunter

Not too terribly long ago Chris Kulczycki turned me on to pass hunting.  So I went digging through the intarweb only to find a whole lot of nothing about “passes” in Pennsylvania.  Today I did it again and found this.  … Continue reading

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Sneaking around behind my Wife’s back

“The Tiger in the Pantry” will have to wait.  It was supposed to be a very short story for my girls, like the kind that gets turned into a board book with shit artwork and two sentences on all 10 … Continue reading

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