Category Archives: South Bay Wheelmen

A Week in the OTH Life

I count as perhaps the most significant accomplishment in my life being 50% responsible for the raising of a lovely, wise-arsy, tri-lingual daughter who also is a powerhouse drummer in a punk/pop band called “Nancy and the She-Dicks.” But let’s … Continue reading

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Back in the Day…

From time to time I wander through old photos squirreled away on my laptop. It’s a pleasant diversion, and that really is the key word – diversion. Mostly I’m doing it to avoid things I should be doing around the … 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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Vintage Day

Spent the past couple of nights in Morro Bay at the home of my friends Barbara & Bob, whom I met decades ago when Barbara was the mayor of the city of Redondo Beach, California. We’re all vintage now. They … Continue reading

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Ghost of Rides Past

A Kitchen Aid mixer might seem like an odd subject for a cycling blog post, but stick with me, there is a mere single degree of separation. And being that today is Christmas Day, the mixer actually is apropos. It … Continue reading

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The Life of Wryly

From Wikipedia: the expression, “Living the life of Riley” suggests an ideal contented life, possibly living on someone else’s money, time or work. Rather than a negative freeloading or golddigging aspect, it implies that someone is kept or advantaged. The … Continue reading

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Les Changements, Deux

I could stand on the balcony at the new place, squirt from a squeeze tube of chain lube and just about hit the cyclists going by on Catalina Avenue. Catalina and Esplanade, running parallel a block apart, are the two … Continue reading

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