Tag Archives: bicycles

The Death of My Bib Shorts

Despite my best efforts, some days I have to write about today’s terrible moment (lower case letters purposefully chosen) rather than Today’s Perfect Moment. By the end of the day, I am sure I will have decided upon and concentrated … Continue reading

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The New Cliff Bar

On my trip to Vietnam, when all of us were looking at pictures to buy in the markets or at the Human Centre, most of us looked for cycling pictures.  We were on a cycling trip and everyone was looking … Continue reading

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Amazing Vietnam Photos

For those of you who have been following the blog lately, you’ll know that I recently took an amazing cycling trip to Vietnam.  I enjoyed showing you some of my photos and relating my experience.  Your response has been overwhelmingly … Continue reading

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Have Card Will Cycle

My membership card to my cycling club came in the mail today. I am now licensed to cycle. Actually, what it means is that I am covered by insurance and I have properly contributed to the operating of the club. … Continue reading

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I Missed the Bike Show

The Toronto International Bike show has come and gone (and besides wondering why International has to be in the title) …. I didn’t attend. Yes, that’s right.  I didn’t go. I was planning on going, but I thought about it … Continue reading

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In Praise of Tire Levers

While I cannot rightly call them titanic, I remember the childhood struggles with flat tires. Little did I know that a couple of simple pieces of plastic could make all the difference. Little did I know that two little pieces … Continue reading

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Paying Closer Attention to the Tour De France

It is Tour de France time and since I have become a more avid cyclist this year, I seem to be paying much more attention than in years past.  Of course, it doesn’t hurt that coverage seems to be so … Continue reading

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Getting Fully Kitted Out

Like every great journey there are always things to prepare, or things to buy.  In the case of cycling, there is some equipment that you need.  I’m not talking about tools, or fancy cycling computers.  Today, in a show of … Continue reading

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Setting my Sights on a Fondo

For those of you who read my previous post and the conundrum I found myself in, I decided to go to the bike show on Friday.  After looking at the schedule, there might have been more BMX events on Saturday, … Continue reading

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A Question for all the cyclists.

The bicycle show is in town starting tomorrow.  I definitely plan to attend, but I am wondering which of the three days is better; Friday, Saturday or Sunday?  I am off work early enough to make Friday possible, but don’t … Continue reading

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