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Still Training for the Mission

I’m still training for the mission. A couple of days ago I rode past these tiny purple blossoms in someone’s front yard, right along the route I take to Draper Lake and back. I know some folks call them “bluebells” … Continue reading

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River Trail Training Loop 01

Finally, a warm and sunny day! I chose the River Trail training loop for today, riding clockwise. That means starting in my neighborhood, dropping down into Holloway Park, then through the backstreets to Ray Trent Park. On the far side … Continue reading

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No Regrets, No Repeats

Shrink not from adventure! I spent the morning doing last minute packing, loading one or two things at a time onto the bicycle. I had prayed for several days that the rain would stop around daybreak. As I wheeled my … Continue reading

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Draper Training Ride 03

Largely uneventful, today was likely my last ride before the bikepacking trip to Red Rock Canyon. This image shows drainage under the bikeway on the north end of the Draper Lake. There is one remaining ridge, buried under the earthen … Continue reading

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First Bikepacking Trip 9-10 March

I’ve scheduled my first bikepacking trip for Monday and Tuesday of next week, March 9-10. I plan to ride out of the OKC Metro on old Highway 66, passing through Yukon and El Reno. Somewhere out west of there I’ll … Continue reading

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Grand-River Training Loop 01

This was pretty routine. The basic pattern, counterclockwise, is Reno to Vickie to NE 4th. Then it’s down to Bricktown and the entrance to the north bank River Trail. I took that all the way upriver to Portland Avenue, noting … Continue reading

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Draper Training Ride 02

Instead of a high performance ride this time, I stopped frequently for photographs. I’m working on collecting a number of road and route shots for generic use, but also working on just taking evocative images in the first place. This … Continue reading

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