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I’ve been biking with bunch of guys from town

This fall, I got hooked up with a bunch of guys in town who go biking around the area on Sunday mornings. I ended up riding 3 rides in total with them (9/17, 10/1, and 10/15), until the weather got … Continue reading

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A 30 mile Saturday afternoon bike ride 

Not bad. Not bad at all. And it was fun too.

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Sunday morning bike ride

I went biking with a neighbor early Sunday morning. I was able to keep up with him. Mostly.

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Last Sunday I rode 30+ miles and it was fun again

Years earlier I used to ride 25 mile rides pretty regularly, and I used to ride 50 mile ones at least once a month. But that seems like a long time ago. These past few years, I consider myself lucky … Continue reading

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Testing out my new Polar H10 heart rate monitor & chest strap

I mentioned previously that my wife bought me a new Polar H10 heart rate monitor and chest strap for my birthday. I’ve gotten used to chest strap heart rate monitors over the past 3 years. While I’m sure wristbands are more portable … Continue reading

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Biking the hills of Morris county with my old friend Chris

My old childhood friend Chris and I decided to “walk the walk” and actually go biking together. Chris lives in northern NJ and found a nice route starting in Morristown and winding through the hills. I’ve biked Morris county at … Continue reading

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I’m buying a new road bike — the Bianchi Intenso 105

It’s been almost 14 years now with my trusty Fuij aluminum road bike by my side, mile after mile, hill after bloody hill. I bought my Fuji Finest-Al back in 2002 from my then local bike shop in Bloomfield, NJ. It … Continue reading

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A full Sunday for the Ipes — cycling, birthday parties, attending a wine festival, and dinner in town with friends

Last Sunday, there was some big event at Working Dog Winery in our town. In the morning was the 8th Annual Hair of the Dog 5k Race, starting/ending at the Winery. In the late morning, they hosted the Chesterfest Wine Festival, … Continue reading

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Stream cleanup around town with Cub Scout Pack 53

Last year, Josh and I went as reps for Cub Scout Pack 53 to clean up the waterfront area of Peddie Lake in our town. We never saw other cub scouts, but that was fine.  Once again organized by the … Continue reading

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The 2014 Bike MS Coast the Coast ride

Is it May again? The Bike MS “Coast the Coast” event was nearing again, and this year was very different. Although I had signed up earlier than most previous years, I didn’t really have a team to belong to. Sure, … Continue reading

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