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Riding The Elk River Rail Trail

When I first see the trail, I don’t know which direction to start in.  I’m in Duck, West Virginia, at the northernmost point on the expanding Elk River Rail Trail.   I’m parked in a cinder lot, obviously made for trail … Continue reading

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Voives 24

I coast down the long, gentle slope, happy for the respite from hard pedaling. There’s not a car anywhere in sight and as I lean into the turn and cross the tiny bridge over the trickle of a creek branch … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, January 4, 2017

Winter Cycling Against the wind, all is labor We bend and hunker and feel the raw cold Our ears fill with the noise of the punishing force How aware we are then of what we fight against How unfair it … Continue reading

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Learning to Glide

    I’ve ridden bicycles all of my life.  But a set of fortunate circumstances – including available time, beautiful weather, a first-rate bicycle and a good riding partner – have resulted in my spending more time and miles on two … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, June 30, 2015

  On The Morning Ride   Saturday morning, after the rain Early, grey, damp, cool, misty, refreshed   Our narrow bike tires roll along the rain-darkened pavement   Spraying up fans of water drops As they spin along at 15 miles an … Continue reading

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