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Not That It Matters

Yesterday I rode up Midwest Boulevard, zigzagged on Hefner Road to Douglas Boulevard, north to where it hits the turnpike underpass right before Memorial Road. Then I headed back to Midwest Boulevard. I stopped at the McClendon Memorial (previous references … Continue reading

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Boondoggles

Riding north on Midwest Boulevard, I thought about good places to shoot a video. I recalled that woodsy spot on the mouth of Crutcho Creek. It was perfect. However, shooting a video with the big camera turned out to be … 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: Touching a Nerve

The old Lakota was wise. He knew that a man’s heart, away from nature, becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans, too. So he kept his children … 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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Hitting the Other Trails

My riding isn’t training. It’s how I play. Sure, I’ll push myself, but only because I want to play better, longer. I’m all about that sense of adventure and challenge. During the years I lived out in Choctaw, the eastern … 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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