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Entries for June, 2008 in Bicycle

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    Taking my life into my own hands

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    Well, no, not really. But I did take apart and successfully reassemble the brakes on my road bike this weekend. I judge my success by the fact I made it into work alive -- and although my trip was speedy, I ...

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    Biking to work?

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    I'm looking for some people who bike for transportation (not just fun and exercise -- I want people who bike to work, the grocery store, mom's house for dinner.) I'd also like to find people who have tried bike commuting, ...

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    Thank you, Editor & Publisher

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    I passed by a co-workers desk last night, and the May 2008 Editor and Publisher stopped me so fast I flew over my proverbial handle bars. There, on the cover.... was.... no, I'm too excited to type it.... there was ...

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    Frazz says, "Buy a decent bike"

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    I really enjoyed the story line in Frazz last week. You'll have to start with 6/16 to get the whole thing. I agree with this:  If you love a bike and you ride it a lot, it's worth every penny ...

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    Wheeeee!

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    Confession: I have been a wuss about riding downhill -- especially on roads -- my entire adult life. And to a great extent, it could be said my breaks add friction not only to my rims, but to my home ...

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    Scabs: the fun and free vacation souvenir

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    I have seen awesome, and it is PIXIE BIKE RACING. My best friend from college and her husband invited me to the pixie bike races while I was visiting Colorado Springs last week. A friend of theirs lives -- and builds ...

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    Blanco Real Ale Ride

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    Beer and bicycles. That combination prompted me to drive nearly three hours from Victoria to Blanco, Texas to take part in the Real Ale Ride on Saturday, May 31st. I'm glad I went but I'm not sure I'll return next ...