Raccoon Stampede and Other Misadventures

I survived bike camping. I even survived it gracefully. A little dirty, a little sweaty, a little cold, but survival was never in question. Except when the raccoons came. I admit that I was worried – more than a little

Raccoon Stampede and Other Misadventures

I survived bike camping. I even survived it gracefully. A little dirty, a little sweaty, a little cold, but survival was never in question. Except when the raccoons came. I admit that I was worried – more than a little

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Bike Camping Adventure is Nigh!

Its almost my birthday. And I feel really fucking weird about my birthday. This is a recent thing – it started in my late 20s and has been gaining intensity, year after year, and providing me with a whole host

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Bike Camping Adventure is Nigh!

Its almost my birthday. And I feel really fucking weird about my birthday. This is a recent thing – it started in my late 20s and has been gaining intensity, year after year, and providing me with a whole host

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Buzzati may be my new favorite sports writer

Recently, I have been reading. A lot. This is not unusual for me – I read the internet all the time, but I am a darling of books, and I have a library that almost exceeds the amount of space

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Buzzati may be my new favorite sports writer

Recently, I have been reading. A lot. This is not unusual for me – I read the internet all the time, but I am a darling of books, and I have a library that almost exceeds the amount of space

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AIDS/LifeCycle 2013 (round 1: processing)

This post has been a long time coming. ALC was, in large part, my impetus for starting this thing. The evolution of self, and self-identity, that was on the horizon as I started the endless training for this ride was

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AIDS/LifeCycle 2013 (round 1: processing)

This post has been a long time coming. ALC was, in large part, my impetus for starting this thing. The evolution of self, and self-identity, that was on the horizon as I started the endless training for this ride was

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I know, I know.

I fully realize I keep saying I won’t disappear for a month, or two months, and then, without fail, I do exactly that. Its not you, its me. In my defense, though, for at least a month of that time

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I know, I know.

I fully realize I keep saying I won’t disappear for a month, or two months, and then, without fail, I do exactly that. Its not you, its me. In my defense, though, for at least a month of that time

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And Just Like that, Its June.

So. Many. Things. When we last left this great adventure, I was off my bike on injury, coming back slowly. That has resolved itself. I am back, and have been for weeks, training strong and sighing with sadness every Friday

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And Just Like that, Its June.

So. Many. Things. When we last left this great adventure, I was off my bike on injury, coming back slowly. That has resolved itself. I am back, and have been for weeks, training strong and sighing with sadness every Friday

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Pack vs. Solo Riding

I have always been a solitary cyclist. I would read the forums like all the good nerds do, and see all of this hooplah about how you use 30% less energy when you ride in a pack, even more if

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Pack vs. Solo Riding

I have always been a solitary cyclist. I would read the forums like all the good nerds do, and see all of this hooplah about how you use 30% less energy when you ride in a pack, even more if