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Results Are In: Field Test of Cooling Mats

September 8, 2011
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There are a few things for which I hold the bragging rights, but I wish I didn’t:  All my friends and acquaintances concede that I’m the only person they know to have driven into 75 yards of cow manure in a Volvo wagon, the same wagon with which I got a speeding ticket while I […]

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Road Cyclists: This one’s for you: Or, BlogHer on Wheels

August 2, 2011
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A few years ago, a national chain of shops that change motor oil ran a television commercial that became an instant hit among men (husbands in particular, I suspect). A mechanic stood beneath a car raised on a hydraulic lift – carefully unscrewing the bottom of the car’s oil pan and fully expecting dirty oil […]

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