Tag Archives: commuting

Ready for winter again (a little late)

Well winter hit Winnipeg a few weeks ago in earnest. I managed to bomb around the neighborhood in the fresh powder but my bike really wasn’t ready for winter. NOW IT IS! I found that with tire pressures way way … Continue reading

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Jingle All The Way

Hey, if you’re going to ride in winter, you may as well have a little fun! After all, why ride at all if not for the fun of it? I Ride for Fun I only ride for the fun of … Continue reading

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Studded Tire Update #2 (1 Week of Riding)

If you noticed that more than one week has passed since I built my studded tires, you are very astute. I have, sadly, only ridden one week on them. A funny thing happened after I fixed my rear tire flat … Continue reading

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Studded Tire Update (1 Week of Riding)

I thought I would give a quick update on how my DIY studded tires are doing. I’ve ridden one week with them and had one flat on the rear. Day three of riding, halfway home I got a flat tire. … Continue reading

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How to Turn Your Daily Commute Into a Cyclocross Training Session

As I mentioned previously, Cyclocross season is upon us. I’ve so far only done one race for fun, last year, but I did train for it by riding home via different routes and watching some youtube clips. When riding home … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Dollar

I bought a $1 pair of sunglasses a week ago. I destroyed my $1 pair of sunglasses today. This morning, when I went out to ride to work, I stuck my sunglasses on my shirt collar because it was overcast. … Continue reading

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Bikin’ to Work

Apparently I wrote this post March 16 and never posted it. I changed buildings at work with an ensuing route change and really enjoyed my first few days riding the new route. So I came up with (and sang) this … Continue reading

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