bike rides

Will You Be Coming Home to Your Dogs Tonight?

August 13, 2013
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Had he died, mine would have been the last face he ever saw. People don’t tend to die in bicycle accidents when a car isn’t involved. They tend to break themselves into pieces. This man had broken his nose. Also his neck. He’d ridden past me, which is to say he was going too fast […]

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Road Races and Dog Fanciers

August 29, 2012
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We dog fanciers are a haunted bunch. We don’t see dead people, but we do portend things other people miss. We can tell if it’s going to rain based on whether a dog show is being held indoors or out. We know what our dog is planning before he does (“Don’t even think about lifting […]

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When the Wheels Come off The Bus

May 16, 2012
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A pink Schwinn bicycle named “Cindy” was my partner in crime on the afternoon I pushed her to the top of a very steep hill that briefly flattened out before it became an even steeper hill. At the top of the hill was the entrance to the park I was in; at the bottom, a […]

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Today’s Bike Ride Brought to you by the Letter “S”

October 29, 2011
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  I promised myself last winter that as long as the roads were clear and the temperature was over 40 degrees, I’d get on my bike and ride. A quick little blog tonight is brought to you by the letter “S” for things having to do with my ride earlier today. Snow (left-over from a storm […]

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The Truth About Cats and Dogs

April 5, 2011
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Having just gotten off an airplane from Bozeman, Montana, I have some stories to share about that great dog town and my experiences in it. While I work on that article, my blog today is a reprint of something I recently posted to the Showdog List. A few people who read it there suggested that it be shared here […]

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