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Cycling with Smokey Air from the California Wildfires

The air here in California has been pretty bad, as a result of the 3 major fires (1 in the Bay Area, 2 in Southern California). If gotten really acquainted with Purpleair It was kinda odd, that Sunday morning, when … Continue reading

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Turning off Auto-Play of Videos on Twitter and Facebook from your Smartphone

It’s the most annoying thing … you scroll through your feed or timeline, and one of the feeds has a video.  It plays as soon as you scroll to it.  While it is a neat feature, not everyone wants it … Continue reading

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I Can Use Android Pay as an ATM Card

I’ve been using Android Pay for a couple of years, and it’s great.  I regularly use it when I go to the market, and I just pay with my phone.  I also use it at a few favorites, like Chili’s, … Continue reading

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Cranking up Those Miles in July

Wow, I guess I had a pretty good month in July. Stuck in the middle was Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge, a good 95 mile ass kicker, but I did keep up with good solid rides. It feels good, and I … Continue reading

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Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge 2018

The 2018 edition of the Santa Cruz Mountain Challenge was this past Saturday.  It’s one of my favorite organized ride … this is the 4th time I’ve done it.  In years past, it used to start from Scotts Valley, and … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July

It’s the 4th of July, aka Independence Day … independence of America from the British Empire.  Anyhow, that means a day off, and I figured a climb up to Mt. Umunhum. The sun was out, but it was by no … Continue reading

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Summer is Here and I’m Not Heat Trained

So far, it hasn’t been even a hint of June.  It’s been overcast a lot lately … to the point where I had to wear arm warmers and knee warmers for my morning commute.  I even had to wear arm … Continue reading

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