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IONTW – April 9, 2017

Other ways of looking and seeing – changing the horizon, and capturing the patterns of birds in flight. Never underestimate the importance of matching snacks! Or that there’s more to life than your job. Not sure I know who any … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 29, 2017

A wonderful story about the power of letters – as communication, for telling your story and making a connection – just a small part of the last administration, but the details say a great deal, and all add up to … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 1, 2017

All these years, and I hadn’t realized Carrie Fisher was (only) 19 when the real Star Wars was filmed. And likewise, all the times of having a Pap test, and yes, it is short for something – named after Georgios Papanikolaou (I … Continue reading

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2015 SFR Healdsburg/Russian River 300k (Workers’ Ride) (R3)

Short version: Great company – a fine mix of awesomeness and asshattery – along with splendid weather made for a memorable day of cycling. The rest of the story: (or much more of it anyway) Ten (! for a workers’ … Continue reading

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2015 SRCC Healdsburg to Napa 200k (R2)

I’d never done this brevet before, somehow it had never fit in my schedule. Or maybe I should say I’d never fit it in to my schedule, as the flat route never really piqued my interest, and the resulting fast … Continue reading

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2014 SFR Uvas Gold 200k (R1)

December 2014 was the first offering of the Uvas Gold 200k as a brevet on the SFR calendar. It was billed as a nice, flat end-of-season wrap up ride. There was some back pedaling about the “flat” claim, but I … Continue reading

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2015 SFR Point Reyes Populaire (Workers’ Ride)

The Populaire is a fun season opener, AKA the gateway brevet – shorter distance, picnic afterwards – BUT, turns out the Golden Gate Bridge is going to be closed to motor vehicle traffic for the weekend while they install a … Continue reading

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