Tag Archives: Templeton

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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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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Old School Hydration

This image came to my e-doorstop the other day, courtesy of Matt Peck at Beach Cities Cycling Club: Which led to an idea… On Tuesdays, we old-retired-guys-who-ride meet at chez Bailey on the west side of Templeton and venture out … Continue reading

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Eroica California route maps

Thank me by sending gift coupons for McBrewski’s. I have saved everyone the trouble of downloading the GPX files and pumping them into a GPS system. Here are maps for the 3 Eroica California routes that you can view with … Continue reading

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The Sting

No, not starring Paul Newman and Robert Redford. Just me, me, me and maybe a bee, perhaps a wasp. Have you ever been stung by an insect while riding? The first time this happened to me was in a race … Continue reading

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