Monthly Archives: March 2011

Membership dues

It seems there’s a new bike club in town.  It’s the Tarik Saleh Bike Club!  A few of us out here in the mid-Atlantic are already members.  The rules are easy peasy. Ride bikes. Try not to be an ass. … Continue reading

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How far?

Yesterday, Christie and one of the troop’s co-leaders asked me if I’d go camping with the Girl Scouts this Spring.  There’s a wall tent with cots for the Dads to share, so I wouldn’t need to bring a tent.  “Cool,” … Continue reading

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The MB-2, reborn

I’m channeling Grant Petersen and Charlie Cunningham at the same time.  On the same bike. Not long ago I found a 1987 Bridgestone MB-2, 58cm (just my size!).  It was in a pile of other cast-off bicycle frames, undoubtedly put … Continue reading

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