Category Archives: cycling

Divine Appointment

My third granddaughter was born yesterday. But I had a divine appointment, so I rode my bicycle out to Draper Lake and will visit with mother and baby today. It is necessary to approach this video project with my best … Continue reading

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Cycling: Wilshire and Katy Trail

This has become a pretty standard loop for me. It’s not so long as the rest and includes more brutal hills. Today it was counterclockwise, heading north on Midwest Boulevard toward the river. Our spring green-up is really under way. … Continue reading

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Cycling: Giant Loop

Because we are expecting rain much of the week, I bumped my gym workout back a day and took my 50-mile Giant Loop clockwise today. I was able to leave by 8:30 and had decent cool temperatures and SW breezes. … Continue reading

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Cycling: End of the Trail Season

As rides go, it really sucked. I rather expected that, but I couldn’t resist one last shot at finishing my exploration of all the trails that are passable. As a workout, it was outstanding. It was 10 miles out on … Continue reading

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Cycling: More Recovery

Today was the Grand Boulevard Trail to River Trail (south bank) to Eagle Lake Trail. Because it was warm all night long, I was able to make an early start. The initial and final three miles were the same, zigzagging … Continue reading

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Cycling: North Harrah

I was feeling a lot stronger yesterday, so decided it was time for another long ride. Essentially it was a big rectangle: east on Reno Avenue to Harrah Road, then north to Wilshire Boulevard, then back home. I clipped corners … Continue reading

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Draper Trails: Delightful Ride

This time I started where I left off from the last ride, and resumed following the shore road. While it was still muddy from the previous rains, some heavy vehicles really stirred things up. Then it dried. Hard. I had … Continue reading

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