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Tips to Survive City Riding

Tips to survive city riding

If you’re in an urban environment and have taken to the streets on a pedal bike, be it through a bikeshare scheme or on your own bike, you’re going to get yourself killed unless you benefit from my decades as a devoted city-rider. My bona fides include a couple of years as a bike messenger […]

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Not DFL in my first Crystal City 5k Fridays race!

I wasn’t DFL last night. I ran the first Crystal City 5K Friday race last night and was 488 out of 497 for my gender — not last! — and I was the 1,070th finisher out of 1,126 finishers!   I am not sure if I was DFL for my age group, but I doubt it. That’s […]

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Took me two weeks to get my erg on

Date Distance Time Pace 12/9/2015 4,843m 26:23.6 02:43.4 12/9/2015 6,877m 39:09.5 02:50.8 12/9/2015 2,387m 13:22.6 02:48.1 12/8/2015 8,888m 51:38.1 02:54.2 12/5/2015 3,958m 21:27.6 02:42.6 12/5/2015 6,368m 36:49.0 02:53.4 12/2/2015 8,987m 49:37.9 02:45.6 12/1/2015 7,593m 43:22.0 02:51.3 11/29/2015 10,042m 58:53.3 02:55.9 Well, it’s only taken two weeks for me to get my row on and get […]

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