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Darkness, Rain, Spider

Saturday evening, I went to Lyric Hall Bike Night.  It was largely a show of funnybikes–bikes built out of bits and pieces of other bikes and other things.  All were functional, including a rather nice reel lawnmower bike built on … Continue reading

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Surreality and Commuting in Connecticut

For the third or fourth commute in a row, it’s rained heavily the night before.  Life here in middle-Connecticut (8 miles or so from the ocean) has a quality of surreality to it.  Dark, shiny streets; wet leaves everywhere (we … Continue reading

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Rain Cape Escape!

When I first started out as a cyclist—back when I was eight or so—I didn’t ride when it rained.  Cycling was something to be done on clear, dry days.  If it rained, it meant my parents would have to take … Continue reading

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