Category Archives: Musing

The Horizon Line

I’ve always been fascinated by the junction of land and sky, or water and sky. Holding a beer and sitting on a porch, tracking my kayak, in the hammock… Continue reading

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When it stops what I did will actually be Obsolete.

My eyes open, slowly.  Light filters through sheer curtains; they drift gently in a foggy morning breeze. It gets light here much earlier than I’ve grown used to.  It’s barely 630.  Should I move?  What’s going to hurt this morning? … Continue reading

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Tomorrow we live on, in….

It’s been a long time.  The night before…. before what?  Something you may do without thinking, just to pass the time, or to keep the high.  For me this marks a significant departure from the latticework of life that I’ve … Continue reading

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That First Concussion

Been wondering when this would be my own issue.  My hourglass emptied this morning.  Riding in the mountains of North Carolina is an entirely different beast than riding in northern California.  There’s wet, for one thing.  Slimy roots, greasy mud, … Continue reading

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Friends, Dirt, Home.

This word, “home” – it leaves a bitter, foreign taste in my mouth.  It is at the same time familiar and strange.  Holidays are coming, and that leaves me with a choice – to go home or not to go … Continue reading

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Click, Click, Click…..

… I’ve been aware of this noise for a while now.  I know what it is.  Pivots creak.  Something is not quite right down there, and I muse to myself just what it might be as I watch the trail … Continue reading

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Everything in My life Just Thinks for Me: The Commuting Chronicles

To prepare you, I have a short video (copyright of whomever, not mine, blah blah blah): I have two jobs, one working as a mechanic at a bike shop (and overseeing consignment web sales), and another where I try to … Continue reading

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Bronson Carbon, Fox 36, Steel Hardtail (again)

And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth. Genesis 6:17 Yes I just quoted you a Bible verse.  Don’t worry, it’s not what you think.  It’s been raining for 7 days.  Which means I’ve … Continue reading

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Bottling the good Stuff

Short post, sorry for the long gap, lots of stuff coming: Santa Cruz Bronson Alloy review Rockshox Pike air service warranty Cane Creek Double Barrel Air review Brewing another 5 gallons of hard cider We bottled our Oktoberfest, and I’ll … Continue reading

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10 Things not to say to someone from Pakistan

Originally posted on Omaira Gill:
Highway in Pakistan. Not photoshopped I grew up in Pakistan. In my travels across the world, I have encountered many a misconception about my home-country. We’re everyone’s favourite friendly neighbourhood failed state if Fox News…

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