Author Archives: the sloth

I’ve moved!

It’s been a while, and the stagnation needs to end.  The blog will continue over at http://www.unclegrouchy.com/.  I’ve imported all of fivetoedsloth, so if you want to comment on an old post you still can, but at the new location.  I’m … Continue reading

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Coffeeneuring, Controle 1

Hello again, party people!  It’s been a while and there’s a lot I need to follow up on, like my month of Google-free-ness and the One Bike experiment.  But right now, it’s coffeeneuring time!  Head on over to Chasing Mailboxes … Continue reading

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Google-free for 30 days

Our dear benevolent overlords have seen fit to throw the switch on Google Reader by July 1st, 2013.  That leaves me with 257 potentially homeless rss feeds.  Right now, if you were here, you’d see my Grr Face in all its wrinkled … Continue reading

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Reality bites…

…and it doesn’t hurt that bad. This time I’m going to revamp the One Bike idea a bit and make an attempt to bring it back to reality.  My last post was a mental exercise prompted by another post over at … Continue reading

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One bike to rule them all…

…and in the something something.  I can’t think of anything catchy. Over at Singularity there’s a little challenge to do some thinking and come up with one bike that would fit every possible need.  A mental exercise in minimalism without … Continue reading

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Wintersday

Here we are at the end of a year, staring down the long, black barrel of another.  I hope 2012 didn’t take your feet out from under you too often. The wife-type and I purchased (mortgaged to the hilt) a … Continue reading

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A few updates to the blog

This is more of a meta post, but I thought I’d fill both of you in on the changes.  I’ve installed a plugin called “Social Connect” that allows users to log in and post comments using Open ID.  In other … Continue reading

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The flash

A few years ago I purchased a Planet Bike Superflash taillight.  I still have it and it’s still going strong.  This was, quite possibly, one of my smartest bike accessory purchases.  Since then several other manufacturers have either copied the … Continue reading

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Rausch Gap S24O

It looks like His Boniusness beat me to the punch and actually wrote up a ride report in a timely fashion. You can read it here. Anyway, mine’s mostly a photo dump with a few comments. Bone and I decided … Continue reading

Posted in 650b, Bicycle, Harrisburg, Pentax, Photography, rSogn, S24O | 7 Comments

Coffeeneuring, Cornerstone Coffee

MG is at it again.  I missed last weekend so I’m going to have to down a few double shots over the next few weeks. The gang and I headed for Cornerstone Coffee in Camp Hill today.  It’s less than … Continue reading

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