Monthly Archives: June 2014

Little Changes Make Me Cranky

Remember a while ago I said I was going to change the crank?  Well, this weekend, I did: Now, lemme tell you something about this crank:  A typical crank consists of two crank arms, two chainrings, and five pairs (two … Continue reading

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Yes, Miss Trunchbull, Sir!

Does this remind you of any discussion you’ve ever had? I’m a cyclist, and cyclists (like most other people) put a premium on being right.  Which is to say, cyclists (like most other people) tend to speak in absolutes. “Shimano … Continue reading

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And Then There Was One

This afternoon, top of East Rock above New Haven Much of this blog is about bicycling, and I have written about my bike from time to time, but it seemed like it might be a good time to write about … Continue reading

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The Law Won

I’m sitting outside a café listening to a woman tell–for the second time–the story about how a friend of hers was ticketed for speeding in Boston. “The speed limit is 40 and she was only doing 50-55; there’s a big … Continue reading

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Brighter Than The Sun

In the velvet darkness, of the blackest night, burning bright, there’s a guiding star, no matter what or who you are. there’s a light (over at the Frankenstein place) there’s a light (burning in the fireplace)there’s a light, light, in … Continue reading

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Wasted Years!

Looking back just now, I see that tomorrow will mark six years since I started this blog.  It’s been restarted a couple of times, like a heart that’s gotten tired and decided to lay down beside the road, but it … Continue reading

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