Monthly Archives: July 2014

Mountain Bike Failures Adding Up

My last three mountain bike rides have all been problematic.  A few weeks ago a errant log took me down and broke my saddle.  Last week my rear popped out of the drop out and I didn’t have a 15mm … Continue reading

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Making Salsa

Dad brought us by a bucket of tomatoes and peppers today from his garden and we made Salsa from them, well actually we made salsa about from one third of them.  There really was no recipe, Shauna had made some … Continue reading

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Sunflowers are Easy to Grow

A few years ago I bought some sunflower seeds and planted them in the back yard.  I no longer have to buy seeds or plant.  If I didn’t mow the yard it would be completely covered in sunflowers.  They spring … Continue reading

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Bald Knob Ride 2014 – Crashing with Shon

Three rides this week, three mishaps. Ride 1 Sunday: Riding with my pal Shaun, who drove a long way to ride some East Side trails with me.  15 minutes into the ride my bike is snagged by a log and … Continue reading

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Shimano PD-M545 Freeride Pedal Review

When I originally envisioned this blog it would be all about reviews of gear that I had abused well past its prime.  It was going to be called Worn Out Reviews.  Time to get back to basics with the Shimano … Continue reading

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Computer Upgrade Doesn’t Go As Planned

I realized I hadn’t purchased a single computer item in a long time, and combined with the fact that I’ve been wanting to try out a few new computer games I decided I needed to do a bit of upgrading. … Continue reading

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The WIld West

So a guy was out riding his bike on the rail trail at 3 AM.  He had just finished up his shift driving trucks and was riding home.  He encountered a driver who was angry that he was riding his … Continue reading

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