Author Archives: aprillikesbikes

‘Tis the season for more rides

Since my last post: Shawn and I participated in the Tweed Ride, and we got a formal portrait done at the after-party at VeloCult: If you look closely, you can tell our handlebars still have rain on them. The ride … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Let me tell you about my amazing day

Yesterday was an amazing day. First of all, the weather was some of the best we’ve had so far this year! Sunny for a good part of the day, and warm-ish, if a bit windy. Shawn and I got ourselves … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments

Restlessness

For the last two weeks I have had one illness or another. First it was a sore throat that became a sinus issue, with the usual malaise that implies, then it was (eeew) pink-eye. I rode a bicycle twice in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 9 Comments

Songs about bicycles

I generally try to have everything on this blog be original. There are many entertaining and thought-provoking things to post that I’ve seen elsewhere, but I figure that most people who read this blog are either: 1. Fellow cyclists, and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Ding! Ding!

When I started riding the Raleigh as my everyday bicycle again, I noticed that my bell was dinging constantly. It’s the kind that goes “brrring brrring” and I got it at the Tour de Fat in 2007. It has the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Raleigh Improvements

So as I’ve posted about before, I have a 1961 Lady’s Raleigh Sports that I adore. I lent it to my friend Katrina while on the Big Trip, and got it back a couple months ago. My friend Keith (whom … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 11 Comments

New Year’s Goals

I’ve decided that rather than New Year’s resolutions, I’ll have goals. These are the ones that are bicycle-related. My goals for this year: *To have three bicycles: 1. Miz Raleigh, who’s recently had some changes that I’ll document in another … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 5 Comments