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Living Through Smoke

What a difference one week makes. Last weekend was a picture perfect post card weekend (although I didn’t take advantage of it, due to some bike mechanical issues). As you probably know, California (specifically Wine Country area), has been under … Continue reading

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Changing a Flat Can Be Such a B***ch

I love my Williams wheels, but changing a flat on this can be such a b**ch.  Normally, when changing a flat, you should be able to get any tire iron in, to pry off the tire, so you can get … Continue reading

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Mt. Umunhum to the Top

Finally, Mt. Umunhum is open to the public … no longer do I have to do this partial hill climb … no more “No Trespassing” signs … and we can climb all the way to the top. The road was … Continue reading

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Heatwave to Remind Us It’s Still Summer

All of California is under a massive heatwave. Of course, this is Labor Day weekend, so that shouldn’t come as a huge surprise. Triple digit temperatures wherever we go! When I left the Bay Area, it started out fine. At … Continue reading

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1000 Mile Month

Ever since I’ve been logging my cycling miles on Strava, I can never recall actually exceeding 1000 miles in a month .. well I finally did it.  That 31st day really did help, as I had 30 miles left on … Continue reading

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One Long Day

This was one of those long days, and not one that will never end.  No, this was one busy day. It started out bad … Two of our guys in the East coast were going to be out, so being … Continue reading

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Android Pay a Little Too Easy

Android Pay, formerly known as Google Wallet, had been around for awhile.  I first used it about 6 months ago, only because I was out on a ride and I forgot my wallet.  I had previously set up my debit … Continue reading

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