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About inspiredcyclist

Enthusiastic about riding my cruiser bike for fun and health!

Summertime and the Living is Easy!

 Ahhhhhh…..A bike, a basket, a book, a bench and a beach…the simple pleasures of summer…        

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Promoting Peace by Bicycle

  Saw this bike at a Farmer’s Market in New Mexico last weekend!  I loved the cyclist’s message for all he’d ride past!  I took the picture when I first saw the bike, upon leaving the cyclist was also leaving. … Continue reading

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In the spirit of the Olympics – Game On!

 I’m off to the southwest, on a nonbicycling journey to visit my aunt.  However, in  the spirit of the Olympics I saved this book on my Kindle for the plane ride:  Gold: A Novel.  The author is Chris Cleave, and … Continue reading

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The 5th Annual Tour de Queens: July 8, 2012

      SPF and cold water were must haves for the 18 mile journey through Queens earlier this month.  Approximately 1,500 enthusiastic cyclists arrived at  Flushing Meadow Park’s Unisphere, ready to roll along the hot streets of Flushing, Whitestone, and … Continue reading

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Boardwalk Craft Fair!

More summer cycling fun awaits, when you can ride your bike along the boardwalk, viewing the sun glinting on the ocean, and peruse unique crafts.  Taking advantage of getting around by cycling has so many perks!

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Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue

Here’s to celebrating independence everyday on two wheels!    I’ve noticed two patriotic color themed Schwinn Legacies parked at several destinations I frequented during the past few days.  I haven’t run into George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, or any of our founding … Continue reading

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A ride to the Farmers’ Market…

“Everything you need to be happy is right here, right now,” so true, though I sometimes need to remind myself of it!  

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More Summer Slow Riding Scenes

     The golden rays of summer, time off from work, and a gentle breeze provided another perfect opportunity for a casual bike ride.  And here are just a few moments from my ride:

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Scenes from My Ride

Today was a terrific “slow bike” day on my beach cruiser.  Moderate temperatures and low humidity enticed me to keep riding, and riding…with no set destination in mind, just total enjoyment!

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BACK it UP!

In an effort to make my cruiser more functional, I bought a sturdy Bontrager rack for my rear fender.  I decided on the Bontrager because I already have the same one on my Trek.  Therefore, I can use the utility … Continue reading

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