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Backpacking Italy: Odds and Ends

Various impressions from my recent Italy trip, in no particular order: Ah, the “auto-bus.” Times, as noted on schedules, are–at best–declarations of intents, vs. timed events. That said, the margin of error is never more than 10 minutes. I took … Continue reading

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Bonnie met the OCEAN

*** Hi, this is Bonnie. Dad said I could use this space, even if it has nothing to do with bicycles. He said he owns it, so we can do anything with it we want. “Hell, why not,” he said. He’s … Continue reading

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BikeReston at Herndon Labor Day Festival

Right outside my back door is the Washington and Old Dominion Trail. Once upon a time, it was a railroad track, from Purcelville to Alexandria, Va.  After the train became a thing of the past, it was acquired by the … Continue reading

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BikeReston @ VivaVienna

Slow-bikes Rule!

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BikeReston Digs The Cherry Blossoms

To go see the Cherry Blossoms this year, we decided to make an adventure out of it: we went by bike, route unknown. And were in for a pleasant surprise. We parked at Gravelly Point, biked across George Mason bridge, … Continue reading

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What Does It Take To Bike Reston, Va.?

A bicycle. That’s it! For the purpose of a definition, a bicycle is any contraption supported by two wheels, powered by your legs (or hands, depending). That’s really it! It can be high-end, hand-built, the best Trek or Specialized or … Continue reading

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