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Care To Join The Fun in 011...?
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      5 comments

Hey folks...! If any of you are envious and would like to join in the fun for NEXT YEAR'S MS CitytoShore Ride, they are already taking early registration at a discount. This is SUCH a wonderful ride and wouldn't it be SO COOL to have a large Spa... Read more
Certifiable CyclePath! (Notes on my First Century+)
Monday, September 27, 2010      29 comments

I had such a WONDERFUL time on my first Century Ride this past Saturday as part of the Multiple Sclerosis CitytoShore Fund-raiser. My Team Captain and I cycled from Cherry Hill to Ocean City, NJ which included an extra 25 mile loop so that we co... Read more
Taking OFF! :-)
Friday, September 24, 2010      10 comments

Just a last note before I scoot out the door to let EVERYONE know how appreciative I am for ALL your BOUNDLESS support and energy! I will take you ALL with me and hear your cheers and rooting as I make my way on my journey! Here is a link t... Read more
Honoring A Lost Member...
Thursday, September 23, 2010      17 comments

I wanted to take a moment to let our SparkFamily know that we have lost a member this past week. Cherie struggled with many medical problems over the past several months. Although she maintained a remarkably resilient spirit, her body just could... Read more
How To Ride To A 100...!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      8 comments

I've been SO enjoying a book I got a few weeks ago: Bike For Life: How To Ride To A 100 (meaning How to Bike a 100 miles when you're 100 years old!) www.bikeforlife.com It's filled with some AMAZING stories and best... Read more
Monday, September 20, 2010      14 comments

Not much time for blogging these days, as have been preoccupied and focused on preparations for my first century+ bike ride this upcoming weekend. I hope to complete the City to Shore Ride for Multiple Sclerosis and with my Team Captain we'... Read more
Slipping Off the Interstate Into Quieter Times Gone By...
Sunday, September 05, 2010      13 comments

Many people live nearby a road such as the one I cycled today...Route 7 used to be a major highway between Binghamton and Albany. However years ago Interstate 88 was put in to be a speedier major spoke for our travel through the Northeast. ... Read more
Wonderful Weekend Outdoors!
Sunday, August 29, 2010      9 comments

The weather this weekend was just PERFECT! Both yesterday and today were so sunny and pleasantly warm! Yesterday my biking partner (who'll be doing the MS City to Shore ride with me in September) and I headed south into Pennsylvania to Mont... Read more
'Millin' the Drearies Away...!
Sunday, August 22, 2010      9 comments

I have an unfortunate knack for turning good things into bad. Take cycling. Love it! Can't get enough of it! But: for a variety of reasons, weather, timing, etc. I cannot guarantee myself time on my bike every day of the week. As a re... Read more
Pleasant Cross-County Ride / Bike Samaritan Tale
Saturday, August 21, 2010      13 comments

Even though the sun never really came out and it only rose to around 73 (weather forecast was sunny & mid 80's...!), we enjoyed our ride across Broome County today from Binghamton to Owego and back. Plus I rode my bike into Binghamton with a tot... Read more
Keuka Lake Re-Visited
Sunday, August 15, 2010      14 comments

Today I returned to Keuka Lake to do the WHOLE thing (last time I skipped from the tip of this "Y" shaped lake to the other tip) including the "V" in the middle of the "Y", which is known to have a KILLER hill guaranteed to be a "walk"...and it ... Read more
Beautiful Three County Loop!
Saturday, August 14, 2010      8 comments

I joined my fellow bike club members for a gorgeous day of weather (low 80's, low humidity) pedaling through some as yet uncharted territory here in beautiful upstate New York. We totaled around 40 miles as we looped up into Chenango County via ... Read more
Gadgets & Me: ReUnited!
Friday, August 13, 2010      13 comments

It's been an "off" week for me with my gadgets: 1) On my way to work on Monday I got a flat. 2) My mp3 player died on me, had to send it in for a replacement 3) My PC's DVD drive died on me. Although I replaced it, my PC then died and r... Read more
Beautiful Cycling Day!
Friday, August 06, 2010      10 comments

I enjoyed biking to work, FINALLY, today after another week of the muggies got me down. Best part was the ride home: joined with a few of the others who will be biking to raise donations for Multiple Sclerosis in Sept. Total miles today was 28..... Read more
As The Wheels Turn...
Sunday, August 01, 2010      11 comments

Welcome back to today's installment of... As the Wheels Turn! :-) ...ah yes those long, rolling hills of Pennsylvania! So sweeping, lush and gorgeous in the summer sun! Tackle them on two wheels and they turn into an unrelenting o... Read more

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