Category Archives: Beach Cities Cycling Club

Back in the Hood

Periodically I travel to Santa Monica for a medical appointment at a UCLA clinic, and most times I bring a bike along to ride with some pals in the South Bay area of LA. This past Sunday I joined the … Continue reading

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They Get Around

One of the cycling groups I belong to, Beach Cities Cycling Club in Redondo Beach CA, is a very active training, touring and social club. Members get well around hither and yon with their wheels. I’m fully expecting to see … Continue reading

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A Saggy Sunday and More Memory Magic

The 51st Great Western Bicycle Rally has been going on the past few days here in Paso Robles and the surrounding countryside. On Friday I was one of the leaders for the earlybird coffee ride to Coffee Station San Miguel, … Continue reading

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New Jersey

I’ve been in the state of New Jersey twice, the first being way back in 1980 driving through on my way to NYC. The second time was in September 2007 when I did a house swap with a woman who … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day Triple Java

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” ― Jimi Hendrix “Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.” – Aldous Huxley It started on the last day of the year. The listening, that is. … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Your Cork

Most of the people I ride with know the story already, but we all encounter somebody new from time to time. If they are old hands at cycling they probably are familiar with the concept, but once in a while … Continue reading

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Gift Ride

Normally on a Wednesday morning I would be slogging repeatedly, in my old-fashioned heavy French leather hiking boots, up the 72 steps from the beach where Avenue C meets the Esplanade, overlooking Santa Monica Bay. I know, it’s a rough … Continue reading

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