Monthly Archives: October 2011

Keep the Rubber Side Down

Falling off your bike is no fun A couple of weeks ago I fell off mine. My wife and I had just dropped my son off for cross-country practice. The team was going to run along the Hoover trail so … Continue reading

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Davenport Riverfront Trail

This morning my wife and I had to drive our oldest son to the Quad City Airport in Moline. He had a short leave from the Navy and had to return to base. After riding to Saylorville Dam yesterday, I … Continue reading

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Saylorville

This Friday, my wife had to run an errand to Des Moines. The weather was beautiful so I took the afternoon off at work. I was surprised when she suggested that we bring our bikes. I have been trying to … Continue reading

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Politics and Cycling

I am very involved in politics and serve on the State Central Committee of the Republican Party of Iowa. So, this August between the presidential debate and the Ames Straw Poll, my wife and I took a morning and rode … Continue reading

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The Mayors’ Bike ride

Earlier this month I rode with my wife and our daughter Josie  and our friends Justin and Amy along with two of their children in the Annual Linn County Mayors’ Bike ride. [Yes, the grammar is correct Mayors’ since the … Continue reading

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