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Stuff that cracks me up

I’ve been missing a lot from the blog lately, because I’ve been traveling for work a lot lately, where I see stuff like this: This was Minneapolis airport Monday morning. If you’re patrolling the terminals, which do you choose? The … Continue reading

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What we’re riding with: A snow helmet

Note:  USE AT YOUR OWN RISK!  We’ll go through the similarities between testing requirements, and we even got the “ok” to do it by a member of a nationally-accredited testing company, but no helmet is officially certified as a “cycling” … Continue reading

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What we’re riding with

Last year we wrote a post about how we dressed for cold weather riding, and although many of the links to products that we suggested are now dead, the overall message remains the same:  dress as you would for any … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for Congressional inaction!!! (no, really)

The most recent Congress just did something incredibly positive for this country – absolutely nothing.  No, this isn’t a call for more inaction on the part of our increasingly dysfunctional national legislative body, but rather to note a specific nonaction:  Congress officially … Continue reading

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New record for getting yelled at on a ride…

Three.  That’s the new record for people driving by yelling at me and Shannon on our ride home from Ale Asylum tonight.  Three separate cars slowed down (ok, one was already stopped at an intersection), had people roll down their … Continue reading

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DIY Bike Wheel Lights, Pt. II

So in the previous post on bike lights I alluded to having a few new sets of lights on order from Amazon.com, and I can now say with 100% certainty that they are superior in every single way…  particularly in … Continue reading

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Ever just have one of those days?

You know, where you’re just DESPERATE to avoid whatever it is you’re supposed to be doing?  After a week’s vacation and *two weeks* with a nasty cold, I’ve got a pile of things that I *should* be doing…  But it … Continue reading

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Holiday Tree Alternatives

Yesterday, Travis and I got our Christmas tree. It is now up in our living room, liberally festooned with lights and ornaments. Looking at it now, it reminds me of when we lived in a considerably smaller place. In our … Continue reading

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And the magic number is…

53. On my ride to work this morning, I saw 53 other riders out on the roads and bikepaths. That’s incredible. It was in the upper twenties when I left home, and about freezing when I got to the office. … Continue reading

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Heading home

Today, I saw something truly awesome at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport. An airport security officer riding through the terminal on a bicycle. It was so much more confidence-affirming than when they’re riding along on Segways…

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