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I Thought It Was Thunder

We were supposed to have storms this morning before sunrise. I was already up when I thought I heard thunder. Because I love that sort of thing, I stepped out to see. We had very high winds but it wasn’t … Continue reading

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More of What’s Going On

I had planned to hit the Draper Lake loop today. I had some stuff to do before I left and it was pretty cold, anyway. Along about noon it was just warm enough not to be a struggle riding the … Continue reading

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Photography: Hither and Yon

I really didn’t want to ride all that far, just enough to break the cabin fever. The first image is from last week when I spent time at my father-in-law’s grave. I believe that is an old M42 “Duster” anti-aircraft … Continue reading

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What’s Going On?

While the general weather trend here in Oklahoma under the influence of La Niña means we expect a slightly warmer and drier winter than average, that doesn’t hinder the occasional cold snap. Along with everyone else in the US Heartland, … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Ride

I rode yesterday in near-freezing conditions: temps were mid-30s F (2C) and light northerly breeze (10 mph; 16 kph). Cold weather cycling doesn’t have to be expensive. It requires you learn what to expect and dress accordingly using common clothing … Continue reading

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Cycling: Cool Ride

It’s been a really long time since my feet got cold on a bike ride. I left at around 10AM with temperatures around 45°F (7C). The morning fog was almost gone and the sky was just slightly clouded. The actual … Continue reading

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Cycling: Old Bridges

With the delayed arrival of cooler temperatures here, I tend to start my rides later in the day. That also means shorter rides. Today I felt the urge to visit that old rail bridge I noted crossing the Oklahoma River … Continue reading

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