Monthly Archives: May 2015

Hit the cushion running

It’s just so hardcore. My legs ache.  My legs ache and there’s a kink that seems like it’s the size of a grapefruit in the middle of my back and I’ve completely lost track of time.  I doze in and … Continue reading

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Bicycle belief

Wind & turbulence are not your friends. In the end they want to undo you, subdue you, make the ride a push of stream against bottom, holding the bottom down, the sound of push & pull, chains that guard your … Continue reading

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Skinned knees & black eyes/ ‘No ideas but in things’

Last week, for the first time in probably 15 years, I hit the ground and, man, I hit it hard.  Right up-over-the-handlebars hard. When I finally came to stop I had skidded some ten feet across the gravel.  Thought #1:  … Continue reading

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Sneakered salvation

I may have forgotten something.  I may have forgotten something and maybe I can’t be blamed for it — see, I’m unemployed for the summer and I’m almost 45 years old and, well, that really messes with a fella’s sense … Continue reading

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