Tag Archives: Friday Group Ride

Friday Group Ride #494

Friday Group Ride #494

We woke to steady drizzle on this n-teenth day of the zombie apocalypse. The dog went out the backdoor but didn’t leave the porch, preferring to sit quietly and watch the falling rain. A ...

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Friday Group Ride #493

Friday Group Ride #493

C wanted to ride. I didn’t, but I’ve learned not to say as much. J said he was in, and that started to feel like critical mass. B’s wife was against us getting together, even in ...

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Friday Group Ride #492

Friday Group Ride #492

We’ve all been in this paceline, mostly in the red, taking our pulls and tucking in behind to catch our breath. We’ve been pedaling so long, most of us, that we aren’t even ...

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Friday Group Ride #491

Friday Group Ride #491

I’m convinced there’s alchemy involved. It’s so hard to articulate what will make a great bike great, much easier than it is to look back, once the bike is built and say what ...

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Friday Group Ride #490

Friday Group Ride #490

I’m home sick this week with my second bout of flu for the season, which is frustrating, but also a bit sobering in light of the pandemic currently sweeping the globe. One hand I’m ...

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Friday Group Ride #489

Friday Group Ride #489

First, thanks to everyone for bearing with me through last week’s FGR. I’m living through heavy times. I appreciate your support. And now on with the show… When I was 39, I had ...

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Friday Group Ride #488

Friday Group Ride #488

George has cancer. He smoked too much, and many of his other habits weren’t conducive to good health. The doctor’s don’t say, “You have cancer because you smoked too ...

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Friday Group Ride #487

Friday Group Ride #487

When I’m getting dressed, I’m sure I’m forgetting something. It doesn’t seem to matter that I’ve dressed to ride thousands of times before. I’ll catch myself ...

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Friday Group Ride #486

Friday Group Ride #486

Your butt does not look like my butt. I’m not going to describe mine (it’s real nice), because really, there’s no margin in that. The fact is, whatever the vagaries of shape, ...

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Friday Group Ride #484

Friday Group Ride #484

Maybe it’s that I lack in imagination or ambition or both. I get emails from cyclists all the time talking about the amazing rides they’ve done or the ones they want to do. Lots of ...

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