Monthly Archives: November 2011

YMX Winter Flower Jersey, Review and an Opportunity to Win Your Own

I was contacted several weeks ago through this blog, asking if I would like to review a YMX jersey, and offer one as a giveaway to a blog reader. “YMX offers multifunctional garments that bridge the gap between athletic and … Continue reading

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Gratitude for a Ride this Thanksgiving

  Today, with a little bit of organization, I could take some time in the middle of the day, to ride.  And I am so glad I did.  The weather was beautiful, the streets I rode on were unusually quiet, … Continue reading

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Cycling Protocol

  Colder weather is on the horizon here on the east coast.  The winds have made riding a bit more challenging many days.  I’m just starting to have to add some thicker layers to my ride, and very much enjoyed … Continue reading

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Giving Gratitude, or in the words of Jon Stewart, “Your moment of zen”

Here we are in November already, and while riding this weekend I had to stop and give thanks.  As I rode I reflected on the beauty of the azure sky and bay, and the way the sun sparkled on the … Continue reading

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Itsy Bitsy Spider

    Spiders, iPhones, and Cycling  Caveat Emptor! Unfortunately real estate is at a premium on the handle bars of the Trek fx 7.3.  No room for a lovely basket.  Lately, I’ve been brining my  iPhone along with me on … Continue reading

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