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Watertown to Swampscott, Sept 15th, 20 miles there and 20 miles back

My much delayed final day is done. I did the 60 or so miles from East Brookfield over a week ago and a mixture of laziness and rain put this last short day on hold. But yesterday the weather was … Continue reading

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East Brookfield, MA to Watertown, MA. 68 miles, Sept 4th.

Four weeks to the day since I rented a car in East Brookfield, and drove to Watertown, I did  the reverse trip today. I rented a car from the local Enterprise place yeaterday, put my bike in the trunk and … Continue reading

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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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