Category Archives: bikes

Bon voyage, Caroline!

I want to highlight a new link in the sidebar–my friend Caroline Genco leaves this week to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Malawi, and she’s blogging about her experience. Caroline is the mother of Christina, a dear friend, fellow … Continue reading

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Get back on the damn horse.

My bad.  I accidentally let this blog lapse for, um, about five months.  For that I apologize to you, my loyal readers.  And by “my loyal readers” I mean “Grandma.” (Hi, Grandma!) I’m telling you, I had the best intentions … Continue reading

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Although I’ve been riding a bike to commute since I moved to Philadelphia, and in 2007 I spent the summer biking from Virginia to Oregon, I shamefacedly must admit that I don’t know a whole lot about bike repair.  I … Continue reading

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I am very good at life.

Since the semester is finally over, for the past week I’ve been able to put more time and energy into Ironman training.  In January I was going to sit down and write out a training plan that would take me … Continue reading

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Bicycles of the Apocalypse

On Saturday I went to check out the Kensington Kinetic Sculpture Derby, but I got there pretty late in the day, so I missed the procession of human-powered contraptions and only got a few snapshots of people chilling with their … Continue reading

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