Traffic – Part 1 of 4: Getting Around

Traffic - Part 1 of 4: Getting Around

I attended ExpoCycle, Canada’s annual bicycle dealers trade show in Toronto, a couple of weeks ago. Afterward I had a few days to explore the town on my bike. First, (or actually by now, second) let me tell you Toronto is big. Compared to Miamitown… well even Cincinnati, for instance, Toronto is way bigger. In Toronto EVERYBODY rides a bike,

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Well, what d’you know?

Well, what d'you know?

No really, what do YOU know? A customer came in to the shop today. He’s one of many over the years to tell me something stunningly inaccurate, laughably so—only the laugh must be withheld in the interest of compassion, since the would-be comedian is not attempting humor with the statement. “This is a pretty nice bike.” he said, nodding toward a

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Brown County Breakdown 2011

Brown County Breakdown 2011

There are few opportunities within a reasonable day-trip of the Ohio-Indiana-Kentucky corner of the US to ride off-road for distances greater than 40 miles, and even that distance would require backtracking every mile of a trail. But one day each year, during the Brown County Breakdown (BCB), three mountain bike trail systems are linked via private land, horse trails, and

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New Life

New Life

I’ll just come out and say it—I like to write. Writing is like having a conversation, but with a chance to stay on topic and to consider my words before saying them . A real conversation—you know, where you speak with someone—is hard work for me. It’s multi-tasking, and I don’t like multi-tasking. I like to enjoy what I’m doing, not

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