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Nice ride today in the country ... but in the city. Sunny and a warm 74F. Moo! #roadcycling
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+Bike Chick lol....
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My ride today was part city and part country. The rural part was way more enjoyable. The city part was a slow trudge through traffic, trains and stop lights. Jax/Baldwin Loop 37... moo! #roadcycling
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A little chilly today. It started out at about 29 degrees. That's cool for a Florida cyclist. But I just put on my base layer, long-fingered gloves, and cap with ear flaps and ride on. It also helps to keep climbs like this one in mind. It's was a long, steep crank in Camp Pendleton, and the the temps that day were in the mid 90s. At the time I was hoping for a cool breeze that never came.
Today, I have it. 
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Oceanside sounds right, but I'm not exactly sure where I was to be quite honest. I was riding with my son who is a Marine and wasn't paying much attention to signage. 
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There are some great ideas here (not free of the naysayers, or course), but incremental improvements are a very good sign for the way America is moving and improving. #safecycling  
There are bike lanes, and there are these innovative, groundbreaking bike lanes, which show what a well-designed bike system could look like.
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Here's a series of 2015 bicycle articles. Some show progress. Some are just interesting. Some on silly, IMHO. 
The trick to creating better biking cities is really obvious: If you build more bike lanes, more people will bike.
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I've written about #workcomfort before. But #4 in this short article looks extremely appealing! What do you think? #standingdesks
Seriously, how do you not have a standing desk by now?
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The standing desk is a fad, a gimmick. 
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Cyclists of a certain age show their stuff! “My baseline is this: If it’s not as hard as chemo, I’m doing it,”   #oldercyclists  
Some people ride for the health benefits. Others do it to feel young again.
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My doctor said (not quite in these words): shape up or keel over - your choice.
I chose "shape up" :-) 
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Do you think you can unlearn how to ride a bike? How much control of your brain do you really have? Here's a funny and interesting little video. 
Riding a bicycle is a life skill we learn as kids that sticks with us for a lifetime. Once you learn it, you never forget it. But...
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I love this guy and his series!
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HERE'S A HANDFUL OF TIPS from a guy who has done it. #oldercyclists
A celebrated triathlete argues that high-intensity interval training can reduce the effects of aging on performance
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so working hard still pays dividends…
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WOW Stockholm, that's pretty progressive! I'll bet that happens in the US too! Like maybe in the next millennium. #citycycling  
Under a new plan, money collected from the city’s high-traffic zones would go toward bike upgrades.
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In a place where people are put first (before profit) anything is possible. 
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PowerPoint is dead... again.
Freelancers are enjoying a growth spurt and big bucks... still? or again?
Will the workplace really be much different (or better) in 2016?
What say you?
We like to think of Firehead as being a modern, innovative employer – we are an agile, remote-first business; we collaborate daily across countries and continents recruiting for our clients in Europe, the USA and beyond; and we hot-desk, stand-up-desk and even stepper-desk while we work.
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Happy New Year Friends, Cyclists and Athletic Supporters! I wish you all the best that 2016 can bring. Be safe. Ride lots. And above all have fun!
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Happy new year to u and ur family Lloyd blessing and good health for 2016.☺😊
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Jacksonville, FL
Dallas, TX - Austin, TX - Scottsdale, AZ - Salt Lake City, UT - Brooksville, FL - Tarpon Springs, FL - Rochester, MI
content . marketing . serious cycling

I’ve been a commercial writer and marketing consultant for over 25-years and have worked with hundreds of astute marketers from around the world, many with complex product offerings. My storytelling skill set is comprehensive and includes:

  • a Da Vincian curiosity
  • listening, questioning and critical thinking skills
  • superior writing, editing and oral skills
  • content strategy and story development
  • video scriptwriting
  • an energy for creative collaboration
  • a strategic vision for social media
  • a practiced eye for effective design
  • mechanical and technological aptitude

Here is a Partial List of Organizations I've worked with over the years. It illustrates the diversity of my experience in solving marketing communications problems.

I’ve been active in social media for 13-years. As it continues to evolve and expand exponentially, I’ve moved more of my efforts to Google Plus. The G+ platform is both powerful and manageable. From here you have a connection to most everything I do.

I'm also an avid cyclist with a penchant for long-distance, unsupported rides. I advocate for cycling, mentor anyone willing to listen, and believe the bike can heal the body and awaken the mind. (I’m living proof of that.) I write and edit the blog Cycling Nirvana, where I share stories about serious cycling for the young at heart. I also discuss issues of safety, endurance, and health and fitness for people of a certain age, late-bloomers and other enthusiasts. Additionally, I own the G+ Page, Cycling Nirvana/BRIEFS, where I bring you short bits of knowledge to make your cycling life safer and more enjoyable.

I’m currently writing a book called: The Simplest Machine. It explores diverse styles of bicycle riding, the mental and physical benefits associated with a cycling lifestyle, and the adventure that cycling can be.

Here are a few things that interest me:

  • good writing/storytelling
  • social media marketing
  • scriptwriting
  • creativity
  • design
  • photography
  • technology
  • science
  • resilience/self-reliance
  • freelancing/soloing
  • older athletes
  • endurance over 50
  • health & fitness
  • longevity
  • cycling
  • bicycles
  • cycling advocacy
  • cycling education

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Married for 37 years. (To the same woman!) And father to two good men.
Writer . Consultant
Content Development | Social Media | Storytelling | Scriptwriting | Serious Cycling
  • Cycling Nirvana
    Owner, 2006 - 2014
    Spreading the joy and wisdom of cycling for late bloomers, second chancers and athletes of a certain age.
  • Express Technology Inc.
    Intn'l Marketing Director, 1989 - 1990
    Created strategic communications for marketing technology to 36-countries.
  • Accuform Manufacturing Inc.
    Marketing Manager, 1983 - 1988
    Created strategic communications for marketing industrial sign systems
  • Lloyd Lemons / content marketing
    Owner, 1981 - present
    Content and script writer, and creative consultant; served over 280 corporate clients.
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