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The red light goes in the back.....
I rode home late last evening after a long day at work.  I left the office just before dusk and got home, 16 miles later, well after sunset. I passed over thirty cyclists heading in the opposite direction while I rode, an unusually large number.  It is alwa...

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Willpower?
Wow.  Adopting new diet habits is hard.  I thought will power alone and good log of what I consumed: good for me, bad or indifferent, would be sufficient to let me drive my own behavior where I wanted it to go.   The last 10 days say it's not so easy.  Real...

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Day 3 Summary
Day 3 This is tough. Calorie consumption vs 1970 net calorie target:   2013 calories net 1 hour of exercise today:  NO  - logged approx 40 minutes walking Weight logged this week:   Yes Servings of alcohol this week:  0 Servings of caffeine today: 3 Blogged...

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Summary February 17, 2015
The streak of "good" behavior starting 2/16/2015:  2 days. A better second day rededicated to my fitness goals. Calorie consumption vs 1970 net calorie target:  1968 calories net:   Good 1 hour of exercise today: Yes - walked 5 miles in the snow this mornin...

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Summary for Monday February 16, 2015 - Day 1
A decent first day rededicated to my fitness goals. Calorie consumption vs 1970 net calorie target:  1620 calories net:   Good 1 hour of exercise today: No - but still time to make 5 days this week. Weight logged this week:   Yes Servings of alcohol this we...

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Recommitting to My Goals
There are a lot of excuses.  But no good reasons.  I've let my goals and focus on why I ride my bike and why I want to improve my health fall by the wayside.  Last summer I hit an important milestone towards my goals when I completed my first 1000K brevet a...

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Coffeeneuring 2014
Chief coffeeneur and blogger extraordinaire Mary G started a movement four years:  Coffeeneuring.  It started with a simple blog post. She challenged her readers to ride an average of one bike ride per weekend for seven weeks and visit seven different coffe...

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Coffeeneuring 2014
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Acorn Bags - Great Customer Service
They say good customer service is hard to find.  Well if that's the case then great customer service is worth writing about. Some time ago (more than a year, maybe two) I purchased the Boxy Rando Bag  from Acorn Bags for my Surly Long Haul Trucker.   It's a...
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