Tag Archives: cycling

Taking stock: a summer of bike commuting

In 2015, I had one fitness goal (beyond just continuing to lose weight): to ride from home to my office, eat lunch there, and ride back home. It quickly turned out that I wasn’t exactly aiming very high — it’s … Continue reading

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Apple Country Century

If you live in the Greater Boston area, perhaps you’ve noticed the odd symbols — sometimes half a dozen of them — spray-painted on the shoulder at some intersections. They often look like letters, circles, or chevrons, and often have … Continue reading

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I still don’t “get” runners

For much of this year, from late April into early October, it was a real disappointment for me if I did not get out and ride at least ten miles every single day. I would rail against the weather when … Continue reading

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Started posting some cycling stuff

I had hoped to put up a blog category of cycling-related stuff, but unfortunately WordPress.com does not allow the <iframe> elements that I need to display my Garmin Connect activities, so I’ve had to do it old-school on my personal … Continue reading

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Dear considerate Massachusetts drivers

If there’s a long line of cars behind you and you stop to let me turn across traffic, thanks, the courtesy is appreciated. If, on the other hand, there is no one behind you, I am already planning to make … Continue reading

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