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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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July 5th bike ride

On Friday, July 5th, with the day off, my wife at the office, and the kids away, I loaded up the bike and drove to Princeton for a bike ride. I parked at Princeton University, and rode around Princeton, Skillman, … Continue reading

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Unboxing and installing the Saris Bones RS bike rack

The day before the Bike MS event, I still hadn’t taken the new bike rack out of the box. I was running out of time. I couldn’t leave it for Saturday morning to figure it out. What if I work … Continue reading

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It isn’t easy to find a good bike rack

Way back when, maybe 10 years ago, I bought a cheap but easy Allen bike rack that mounted to the trunk of my old Honda Accord. I didn’t have to research it — it fit in trunk of basically any … Continue reading

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Bad sign – I’m daydreaming about cycling

It’s about that time of the year again. It happens almost every winter. I’ve started getting itchy to hold the handlebars of my bike in my hands, and climb some hills. It’s only February and it won’t be warm enough … Continue reading

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Just got my MS Super Cylist jersey in the mail

Finally! It’s been a few months since I participated in the May MS Bike event. I raised $1,050, which earned me a “Super Cyclist” jersey. The mid-NJ chapter had some issues with ordering a new batch, but after a few … Continue reading

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Another 42 miles on the bike odometer

I had a few hours today to myself while my lovely wife took the kids to a birthday party. I dressed up, got my water bottles ready, and made a photocopy of the route cue sheet from my NJ road … Continue reading

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My 2011 Father’s Day weekend

This was a pretty nice Father’s Day weekend. I purposely asked that we didn’t do any big dinner or gifts this year. I don’t need it, and we should try to save a little money. What I did want was … Continue reading

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An update on my 2011 cycling season

Okay, it’s been two weeks now, and I haven’t been on the bike since the Bike MS ride in late May. It weighs on me, but I should explain what’s going on. My wife is on the search committee for … Continue reading

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