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Dave King
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400km with Dave and Calvin
Was behind on my KM, so rode the river pathway from downtown, to Canyon Meadows and back north to Joey's Only on Macleod Trail.  33km in total; my longest ride this year.  Highwood pass was 36km, but I had over an hour rest at the summit, it really was two ...

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Highwood Pass May 2016
Feeling amazing about this years Highwood Pass run.  Last year it killed me.  Just over 3 hours to climb the ~700m/17.5 km to the summit.  This year: 2:20 from King Creek (just outside the gate) to the picnic table at the summit. Last year It took me 45 min...

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300km with Clement
Went to Vancouver to visit Sarah, but also got in a bike n brunch in with Clement.  Hit the 300km mark Sunday morning while riding Pacific Spirit Regional Park.  One of my favorite places.  Went to Jethro's  on Dunbar afterwards.  They make huge pancakes, I...

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200km On Target
Hit the 200km mark on the way for coffee on 17th Ave.  That took me through Sunalta, one of the few communities in Calgary with tree covered streets. I'm on target for 400km by the end of May.  So far so good. Looking forward to riding in Vancouver on the l...

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2016 First 100km, Goal and a Plan
Hit 100km for 2016 on the way to work this morning.  Only made it to 850km last year, and 250 of that was on vacation.  Never found my commuting grove last year.  So I'm feeling good that I've biked to work every day in May.  All three work days :) Goal for...

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10 years, 2M views on Flickr
My photos on flickr racked up their 2 millionth view yesterday.  I don't know what picture got the magic 2 millionth view, but Fire  was the mosted viewed image that day. I've been on flickr since June of 2005, so that's just over 10 years now.  I hit 1 mil...

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300 km, 400 km, Group Rides and many Daves on Bikes
Hit the 300 km mark at the end of a ~700m climb up to the top of the Highwood pass.  Wow do I suck at climbing.  ~3 hours to go 17km.  Did the trip back down in ~45 minutes. Thanks to the other Dave K. for organizing. Hit the 400 km mark wile riding Goat Cr...

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100, 200 and 2015 Goal
Hit the first 100km of the 2015 riding season while doing a couple of loops around Vancouver's Stanley Park on the May Long weekend.  We had gone out to Vancouver to visit Sarah. Started the day at about the 89km mark, and finished around the 154km mark.  I...

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Beauty - a Lenten poem
He had no form or comeliness That we should look at him, And no beauty that we should desire him. — Isaiah 53:2  A whiff. A beagle for beauty I sniffed Monet’s haystacks, van Gogh’s sunflowers,  Devoutly meditated Marilyn’s breasts,  Watched kingfishers—los...
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