Tag Archives: San Luis Obispo County

Black Beauty

Before addressing the post topic, I have some numbers for you: Three surgical procedures in the past ten months that have taken me out of the saddle. That is two more than in my previous 61 years. Six weeks out … Continue reading

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Out of the Saddle – Miss Christie’s Birthday

She’s an active gal, she is. Nothing against a candlelight dinner at a French bistro, but she’d rather be blasting up any of the many central coast hills on a bike, kayaking at Morro Bay, or jogging her spaniel on … Continue reading

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(you belong) Among the Wildflowers

With apologies to Robert Frost and Tom Petty, today the Bailey Group opted for the road less traveled and headed out to Shell Creek to pedal among the wildflowers blooming after recent rains. I have not ridden out this way for probably … Continue reading

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New Tool

I’m all in favor of no-cost or low-cost fun. I always have a batch of DVDs and books checked out from the local library, and I take frequent advantage of the free music performances around town and out at the … Continue reading

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25 x 25

The rooftops were frosty but the sun was shining brightly, so Christie and I kitted up snugly (4 layers) and rolled out to Templeton park to meet some folks for a 9am ride start set up by Bill McBride, one … Continue reading

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Out of the Saddle – Fiddlin’ and Cattle

Founder’s Day in Templeton CA, just a down home Main Street festival with Amber Cross and her Old Time Fiddle & Banjo Show along with her flannel collection, not to mention lots of historic vehicles, and an honest-to-goodness cattle drive. … 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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