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Do you have snow tires for your bike?

Last week, I was asked twice if I had snow tires for my bike. The short answer is no. I don’t need snow tires. My bike actually handles the snow pretty well. That’s important because it snowed all night last … Continue reading

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Cars vs. pedestrians and bicycle riders

My wife likes to say “all drivers are idiots.” She tells my son that all the time when we are out and about. I tell him that too many drivers are completely unaware of pedestrians. They don’t walk anywhere and … Continue reading

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Still winter out there

I went for a 4.75-mile run Wednesday. The temperature was in the teens, snow was fully, but the wind was fairly calm. We’ve had winter this January. We’ve also had hints of spring. Wednesday’s run was my first of the … Continue reading

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A walk, a run, another walk, a bike ride or does bowling count?

Monday began with a walk to church to deliver a salad for a funeral dinner. I then ran home from church. The walk was about a mile; the run home, 2.25 miles. That was followed with a 2-mile walk with … Continue reading

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Janathon Day 10: White, white, everywhere white

We got about a foot of snow on Sunday, then the polar vortex came in and temperatures dropped well below zero Fahrenheit on Monday. Temps stayed below zero on Tuesday then finally started drifting upward Wednesday. I went to work … Continue reading

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Janathon Day 3: Am I crazy or what?

I did not run Friday after all. I was warm and cozy in the house, even though it was a sunny day. I didn’t feel like fighting the cold. Instead, I rode my bicycle. I rode it to work and … Continue reading

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Janathon Day 2: Winter blows in

I had not planned to run Thursday, and I didn’t. I also did not ride my bike to work because I got Thursday off for the New Year’s holiday. Instead, I took a couple of walks — one in the … Continue reading

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