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    The time for fresh air and sunshine is now

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    If you've been waiting for better weather to take your bike out, you've run out of excuses. The past three days have been perfect for riding -- although I could still do with a little less wind. Seriously folks, dust ...

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    Velma, bring me the Tiger Balm!

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    Holy cow. A Vermont man is cycling to California to participate in a 508-mile bike race. Because once you've ridden 3,000 miles another 500 is cake. Joe Desena, I salute you. You give hardcore a new name. Leslie

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    Whoa, that's heavy

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    When it absolutely, positively has to get there on time and gas is just too expensive, try a bike courier. That's the trend in some cities, according to these stories from New York Times and NPR. The most impressive part: some couriers ...

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    When I grow up, I want to be She Hulk

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    Ok. Perhaps not. But I am extremely proud of myself, more specifically my quadriceps. When I got the newer of my two bikes, I almost never used the big ring on the primary gears. Without much in the way of hills, ...

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    Best bet for a cycling read

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    I just finished reading Major, by Todd Balf. The book is a great read -- tons of drama. "Major" Taylor's parents left the south for Indianapolis after the civil war. Through an odd series of events, Taylor, as a young ...

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    I'll pedal if you pack me in your suitcase

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    Was I envious when I read Myra's column today? Yes. I was. I love reporting, but if I suddenly became independently wealthy you can bet I would hop on my bike and pedal off into the sunset. For those who doubt that bike tour ...

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    Silver screen cycles

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    This tip from Aprill Brandon, whose blog is far better read than this, so I should take her cues: Made in Queens is going to feature a group of kids, originally from Trinidad (the island, not the Colorado town that's the ...

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    Track races start tomorrow

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    Olympic cycling track events start tomorrow. Let's be honest -- these are oddball (but nifty) events few people watch. No idea how the races work? Here's a primer.

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    What I want to read and what I want to wear

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    This blog was linked in a recent NY Times story about cycling. I had to go back to confirm -- this is my favorite bike blog this week. I'm happy to report that I doubt anything about my bike could be ...

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    Don't know how I missed this earlier

    By Bicycle in Bicycle

    A story in the NYT talks about cyclist/driver hostilities. Hitting someone, then jumping out of the car to punch him? Really? Isn't that a bit much? I love this response to the story: "Nobody's as cool as they think they ...

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