Monthly Archives: December 2012

2012 in review and “bird nerds”

Wow, 2012… Well the world didn’t end, so I guess I need to wrap up the blog for the year.  I’ve always strived to keep the blog positive, and I have a lot of positive things to say about 2012, … Continue reading

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Living the Dream

What if you didn’t have to work, you didn’t have family responsibilities, everything was just  smooth sailing and you could spend your life trolling whatever course you deem best.  Would you make the pros? I haven’t worked in seven months … Continue reading

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SNOWMAGEDON 2012

Well the cars are snowed in today.  No fat tired snow bike to ride.  Looks like I’m going to be on foot.

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Merry Christmas from Matt and Shaundo

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Gee, Why Do I Have to Work On My Bike So Much?

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Bikers vs. Drivers and Gripshift

Brian just wrote this comment on an older post. Thanks for writing the blog on cycling in Southern Illinois Back in the day, like many, I lived and rode there while attending SIUC. If memory serves correctly, it is exactly … Continue reading

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The Dirty 100K or 127K

The aphorism “Know Thyself” is inscribed into the walls of the temple of Apollo at Delphi Greece as a warning to those who overestimate their abilities.  Perhaps I should go ride a century at a slow pace and contemplate these … Continue reading

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