Monthly Archives: August 2015

August 25th, back in the saddle

My hiatus from riding lasted almost three weeks. But this morning my ribs felt pretty normal and I had to contort myself a lot to feel any pain. So I decided to ride into Harvard Square; baby steps. My shopping … Continue reading

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Day 56, 0 bike miles, Watertown to Boylston St. Boston

Last night’s party was good and it was great to see a bunch of friends. It was particularly good to see some friends who have been out of circulation for a while. There was lots if tasty food and lots … Continue reading

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Day 55, 0 miles, Watertown and Rockport, MA

After a good night’s sleep I felt a bit better, but still had painful ribs, it’s awful when you just must sneeze, but you know it will really hurt when you do! I went through my mail that my friend … Continue reading

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Day 54, 33 miles, Northampton to East Brookfield, MA

I really enjoyed hanging out in Northampton yeaterday, but when I got up this morning I felt terrible. When I rolled over in bed I had a sharp pain in my ribs where I’d fallen in Utica 3 days ago. … Continue reading

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Day 53, 79 miles, East Greenbush, NY to Northampton, MA.

Today had the first significant climbs since the “Going to the Sun” road in western Montana. That’s probably 2000 miles ago. I left the motel and immediately heard a police car behind me. It wasn’t interested in me but in … Continue reading

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Day 52, 88 miles, Herkimer to East Greenbush, NY.

Today became a bit of an ordeal in Albany. I started with breakfast at Crazy Otto’s Empire Diner.    I felt pretty tired and the first few miles were tough. I slow pedaled though the mini gorge at Little Falls … Continue reading

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Day 51, 95 miles, Weedsport to Herkimer, NY.

Today was in two parts; the morning to Conastoga was done on the canal path and the rest on roads to cut off the loop the canal path takes up to Rome.    I went through Syracuse ands or a … Continue reading

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