Tag Archives: Trails

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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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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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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45650B part 4.0 – Selling my Baby and Welcoming a New Love

Welcome back!  Thank you! Been a while, lot of changes going on.  I have drastically changed my role at my wildlife job, and will be focusing more on my bike job.  Too long of a story and with too many … Continue reading

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Forced-March Life / Far From Fields

It’s been almost a month and a half.  Rob, you suck at blogging.  *sigh* What’s new? Got a job as a mechanic at what I consider the best local bike shop around.  Trek/Santa Cruz/Intense dealer.  Same place that built the … Continue reading

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On One 45650B Bike Build: Part 3.0 and 3.1 (first 2 rides)

Aaahhhhhhhhh……… That feeling, after a good ride, after two good rides.  Adrenaline subsiding, cool wind rustling the fresh blades of spring grass, sunlight slivering through the trees onto the damp clay soil of the trail. It’s that sensation washing over … Continue reading

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There’s plenty of room for all, but there’s plenty of drama as well…

Ok, this won’t be the prettiest post, but I’m a blog novice and I wanted this “cause” to get the “re-post” props.  Auburn is about 1.5 hours south of where I live and has amazing trails, and a LOT of … Continue reading

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