Boise trip: The photo report

Camel's Back Park, Boise. 16 September 2021. Olympus XA2/Kodak ProImage 100 The last time I flew was in November of 2019, a visit back to New Haven. Not only was this trip pre-COVID, but it was pre-film (or post-pre-film?) I of course wanted to bring a film camera or two to document my Boise, Idaho... Continue Reading →

The Three Speed October 2021 Challenge starts NEXT WEEK! It’s not too late to register.

Society Of Three Speeds

I’ve been hosting the Three Speed October Challenge since 2016. The concept of the challenge is simple: Ride your three speed during the month of October! Here are the basic stipulations of this challenge:

  1. Ride athree speed bicycle
  2. Three times a week
  3. At leastthree miles(5 km) each trip
  4. Forat least three weeksduring the duration of the challenge
  5. During a five-week period that centers around the month of October

This year the challenge will happen from Sunday September 26 to Sunday October 31st. Just like 2020, the challenge will be done by mail-in reporting. When you register you’ll be sent an Official Reporting Journal. You’ll record your rides in the journal and send it back to me (you pay postage for shipping to me). You’ll get the journal returned to you when I ship the prize pack.

And now is a perfect time to register for…

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Photo of Boise from flickr user Eneko Bidegain. As you read this blog post, I am on my way to the capital of Idaho, Boise, a city I have never been to. Perhaps you may find this surprising, as Idaho is just the next state over. But "next state over" means something different here in... Continue Reading →

On the number of bikes I own

You may have noticed that over the past few months I reduced the number of bikes in the stable by two. First, realizing that after almost nine years of tweaking, my Raleigh Crested Butte was never going to fit, so I sold it. Then the issues of using a "donor" frame bore bad fruit with... Continue Reading →

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