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Cycling, Meeting Triathletes, and Other Encounters

Today’s Perfect Moment is a bunch of short things that I will elaborate on. After a week’s hiatus, I was back on the bike bright and early Saturday morning. It looked like it was going to rain, but luckily did … Continue reading

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A Better Bike Ride

This week’s club ride featured a meandering ride through the Holland Marsh. I would characterize it as a bit of an unclear ride through farmland and some rural industrial areas.  In that way, it reminded me of some aspects of … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

After weeks of procrastination, valid and less than valid excuses, and an east coast trip, I finally made it out with the cycling club. Like all first rides of the season, it wasn’t worth writing home about.  It is worth … Continue reading

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Air in the Tires, Air in my Soul

Yesterday, I went to the cycle store to pick up my new bib. If you are following this blog, you might remember that my cycling bib died a horrible death.  I don’t know whether it was shock, weather, or research … Continue reading

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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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Are You Still on the Traveller’s High he asked.

I have been home a month from my vacation and one of my colleagues asked me if the “Traveller’s high” had warn off yet. I had to ask for clarification of what this was. He explained that when you came … Continue reading

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Reflections On My Trip

I wasn’t sure it was necessary, but I feel the need to reflect on my trip before the memory fades too much.  Thankfully, I have my blogs and my photos. When I got back from my Vietnam cycling vacation, I … 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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Hue

Hue was once an imperial city.  The Citadel and its grounds were host to me and the rest of the crew on our bike tour of the city.  We not only got to dice with early morning and midday traffic, … Continue reading

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The Day Less Pedalled

There was no cycling today.  We took a walking tour of Hoi An.  It is a beautiful city. The city has some great old buildings.  There’s definitely some Japanese and Chinese influence.

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