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GO BIG, GO FAST

GO BIG, GO FAST

I’VE DONE THIS IN THE PAST, and it works.  There’s no better time than between Christmas and New Year’s to get out and put some time in..

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FUNK #49

FUNK #49

IT WAS A WICKED 48 DEGREES (that’s Fahrenheit for all my international readers), but when you roll out in just a jersey and bibs, in the..

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OUR TOWN

OUR TOWN

IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR ROADS WITH NO BIKE LANES, DON’T RIDE HERE.

If you’re looking for snowy winters, don’t ride here.

If you’re don’t..

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TIME AND DISTANCE

TIME AND DISTANCE

IN THE BEGINNING WAS DISTANCE, AND THE DISTANCE WAS GOOD.  All that mattered was distance, and distance was all that mattered.  We’d ride..

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TIME TO RIDE #2:  AUTOMATION

TIME TO RIDE #2: AUTOMATION

WE ALL WANT MORE TIME TO RIDE… this last quarter of the year we have made an effort to constrain our work time instead of letting it..

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CRITICAL MASS

CRITICAL MASS

HAVE YOU REACHED CRITICAL MASS?

Do your friends and family understand your commitment to a healthy life and having fun?

Have you blocked..

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WHAT’S IN A NAME?

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

I JUST LOVE THE CREATIVITY MOUNTAIN BIKERS HAVE WHEN IT COMES TO NAMING TRAILS.

Tonight we rode up Black Death,

Passed 6 Kids No Brains,

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TALK ABOUT A DOPER!

TALK ABOUT A DOPER!

ALL RIDE THIS MORNING THE TALK WAS ABOUT OUR LOCAL DOPER.  I’m going to leave his name out of it, but he is mighty fast… so, I’ll just..

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WHY I WALK ON SUNDAYS

WHY I WALK ON SUNDAYS

I AM A FIRM BELIEVER IN A DAY OFF.

My body, mind and soul need rest,
and I find a walk to be best.

Each step,
massages my feet.

Each..

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TOO FAST by I.M. SMOKED

TOO FAST by I.M. SMOKED

THE STORY OF I.M. SMOKED IS A SHORT ONE.  It begins on a beguiling Saturday in December, 2017.

Why was it beguiling?

Because, December in..

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REAL VS VIRTUAL

REAL VS VIRTUAL

MY SON STOPPED BY TONIGHT ON HIS WAY HOME FROM SANTA MONICA TO HIS IN-LAWS IN TEMECULA FOR A GAME OF CHESS.  I said Bring it on, I’ve..

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HOW TO MOVE TO FAST

HOW TO MOVE TO FAST

TO GET FAST, you have to ride slow.

Slow down.

Slower.

Softly pedal.

Let your legs spin smooth and free.

Beach-cruisers cruise by.

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AWE-SOME

AWE-SOME

WANT TO SEE SOMETHING REALLY COOL?… Go shave your legs.

The lower leg is easy, peasy.  Just go crazy, whipping that blade quickly up and..

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TOO EARLY?

TOO EARLY?

IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN A GREAT RIDE.  This year I really wanted to ride Eric’s BLACK FRIDAY ride – 97k of country roads.  But, it..

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AND THAT’S PRETTY COOL

AND THAT’S PRETTY COOL

THERE’S A LOT OF ANGST ABOUT THE INTERWEBS RUINING THE PHYSICAL WORLD, but it aint all bad.

Check it out.  We’ve been building two..

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I GOT WAXED TODAY

I GOT WAXED TODAY, NOT THAT KIND… my bike got a brand new, waxed chain from WEND.  I picked up the chain when I ran into Ryan Dahl at the..

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