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11-30-15, 10:18 PM
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A couple of days ago, I walked from where I work,...

A couple of days ago, I walked from where I work, across the parking lot, across the street and in front of another store to the Sonic drive-in. There I saw two co-workers who had been talking out...
08-23-15, 08:18 PM
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Well done. You can always get a skateboard...

Well done.

You can always get a skateboard to use to keep up with the dog. Let it pull you.
08-11-15, 04:39 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Thanks. Rediscovering how to breathe deeply was...

Thanks. Rediscovering how to breathe deeply was a nice find. I'd become such a gentle rider that I'd rest rather than go for the hidden reserves. I'd forgotten how to make the transition...
08-10-15, 08:43 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Most of my walking is done inside. I clean movie...

Most of my walking is done inside. I clean movie auditoriums and in doing so, walk by every seat in the place 3-4 times. I have no idea how far it is. I'm not sure a pedometer would get an accurate...
07-30-15, 08:09 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Congratulations on the consistent mileage. I...

Congratulations on the consistent mileage.

I did a 5 flight climb last night as well. I was at a meeting of the local Unity Users on the top floor of the library when the library pulled a fire...
07-03-15, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Today I rode up Cedar Hill Rd. without stopping. ...

Today I rode up Cedar Hill Rd. without stopping. I've been working on that several days a week for 6 months. I cheated and weaved back and forth taking the full lane in some places, but I did it. :D
07-02-15, 06:53 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Yesterday, I did my typical ride to work and...

Yesterday, I did my typical ride to work and back, using the bus where I can. In the afternoon though, after climbing up to the bus stop, I was joined by about 15 kids and two chaperones from the...
06-05-15, 01:04 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Going to work, I was the smartest person on the...

Going to work, I was the smartest person on the bus today. I had my bike on the rack because the bus usually drops me off at the top of a cool hill and I ride the final mile and a half to work on my...
05-24-15, 07:38 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I rode to work and back 8 miles each way. 70%...

I rode to work and back 8 miles each way. 70% chance of rain was the prediction. The roads were wet when I started for work, dry by the time I arrived there. Returning home after work, while...
03-05-15, 05:29 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I walked through the snow and slush to the end of...

I walked through the snow and slush to the end of the driveway of the apartments and then to the corner and back to get to the convenience store. Then I cleaned all the steps up to my apartment with...
03-03-15, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Thanks to the sleet and snow I did get in two 8...

Thanks to the sleet and snow I did get in two 8 mile hikes to work in February.

Today though it was just a 1/4 mile bike trip uphill to the library. :) And back again.
02-28-15, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Rode home from work, 8 hilly miles. What a...

Rode home from work, 8 hilly miles. What a relief that there was no snow or sleet falling. I actually made good time.
02-23-15, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I walked to work, about 8 miles. We had rain,...

I walked to work, about 8 miles. We had rain, sleet and snow last night. Things were pretty messy.

I got up at 3 am to prepare for being at work at 9am. I figured that with the rain and sleet...
02-15-15, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Its about a couple of hundred yards. Someday soon...

Its about a couple of hundred yards. Someday soon I hope to make it up the hills without a break.
01-11-15, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I rode for 2 1/2 hours in 33 degrees Fahrenheit...

I rode for 2 1/2 hours in 33 degrees Fahrenheit rain. I went to work and back.

The owner called me a half an hour after I left for work to let me know that I didn't need to come in to work. He...
01-10-15, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Except for the long 17% hill, I managed to make...

Except for the long 17% hill, I managed to make it all the way home without pausing(except for lights) on my hilly commute.
12-19-14, 09:55 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I'm commuting now. After a couple of weeks I'm...

I'm commuting now. After a couple of weeks I'm finally getting the energy to ride up most of the hills. The first one is a 300 footer, so that still takes me a number of starts and stops. I had a...
12-13-14, 05:56 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Not when I get a 2 hour shift. I spent longer...

Not when I get a 2 hour shift. I spent longer riding than working yesterday and today, and at an Arkansas minimum wage, that's 4-5 hours of effort for about $12.00.
12-05-14, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I rode to Kmart and Kroger's. I needed to get...

I rode to Kmart and Kroger's. I needed to get some Khaki slacks for work and fig bars for tomorrow's parade. I was surprised that I couldn't find any pants long enough and that few had a small...
12-01-14, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

Thanks. It's all hills, so it seems longer. I'll...

Thanks. It's all hills, so it seems longer. I'll hope.
11-30-14, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Went to a job interview today. The buses were...

Went to a job interview today. The buses were running Sunday routes, so I pedaled there and back. Practiced my commuting skills. About 16 miles round trip.

The guy liked me and liked that I knew...
11-29-14, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Went to a job interview today. Rode the bus most...

Went to a job interview today. Rode the bus most of the way there, then popped on over the hill on my bike. Going home, I rode back up the hill and then the rest of the way home when it became...
11-25-14, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

I did a little banking about 6 miles of riding. ...

I did a little banking about 6 miles of riding. The weather was perfect. T shirt weather but cool enough that I never sweated.

I'm also working on a model for 3D printing, some toe clips that...
09-14-14, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Rode to downtown LR and back to participate in...

Rode to downtown LR and back to participate in the Little Rock Startup weekend.
07-04-14, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Celebrated the 4th of July by riding my bike over...

Celebrated the 4th of July by riding my bike over to the local country club to watch their fireworks.

Afterwards, there was a huge traffic jam, but I just sailed right through it.
06-23-14, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Best barefoot walking tip I have is to walk on...

Best barefoot walking tip I have is to walk on the paint stripes when crossing the road. Paint is much cooler than asphalt.
05-25-14, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Did my standard recreation ride up to the bluffs...

Did my standard recreation ride up to the bluffs overlooking the Arkansas River, then down to Two Rivers Park. West along County Farm Road and finally winding back up the hill through Pleasant...
05-16-14, 09:40 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Sorry to hear that. I hope you feel better...

Sorry to hear that.
I hope you feel better soon
And can ride again.
05-16-14, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

This evening I walked, a mile to the grocery...

This evening I walked,
a mile to the grocery store,
avoiding traffic.
04-16-14, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

Well, in most jobs I'd email it, but this pizza...

Well, in most jobs I'd email it, but this pizza place is fairly low tech. I have an email address for the HR person, but not for the two assistant managers that I talked to or the manager who...
04-15-14, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I rode to a job interview at a pizza restaurant. ...

I rode to a job interview at a pizza restaurant.

Discovered that my dress shoes are longer than my tennis shoes. That meant guaranteed heel strike on my panniers every time the crank went around....
04-14-14, 01:34 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Lighting up bridges seems to be the new fad. The...

Lighting up bridges seems to be the new fad. The Two Rivers Bridge and Big Dam Bridge, bicycle bridges around Little Rock light up. One night I flew over Little Rock at 33,000 feet. The bridges...
04-13-14, 08:27 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Groceries Again? Flashes of lightning ahead, ...

Groceries Again?
Flashes of lightning ahead,
As I ride wet streets.
04-12-14, 09:41 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I rode to Conway for Bar Camp Conway gave a talk...

I rode to Conway for Bar Camp Conway gave a talk on 3D Design for 3D Printing and sat in on 3 other talks and then rode home.

Conway is about 32 miles away, so I ended up starting at 4AM, going...
03-24-14, 06:17 PM
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Views: 108,659
Posted By Artkansas

Rode for groceries. First time outside in 3...

Rode for groceries.
First time outside in 3 days.
It's nice to get out.
03-07-14, 06:22 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

After a week of being snow bound, the weather was...

After a week of being snow bound, the weather was in the high 50's the streets were clear and there were pretty patches of snow all around. I did my standard 13 mile loop down and along the Arkansas...
02-23-14, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

Yeah, in Florida and Southern California, there...

Yeah, in Florida and Southern California, there weren't many snowed over parking lots.
02-22-14, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Ummm, no.

Ummm, no.
02-21-14, 11:39 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

Tonight was the awards ceremonies for the local...

Tonight was the awards ceremonies for the local advertising folks. To do some networking I've been helping out on the committee that put on the ceremony. Since this is the groups 100th anniversary,...
02-18-14, 09:09 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I rode out to a business mixer about 6 miles...

I rode out to a business mixer about 6 miles away. Riding home at night I had my shirtsleeves rolled up! It was also a first test for using dual headlamps. One was set on flash to notify cars, the...
02-17-14, 11:19 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

I say a bank thermometer claiming it was 75...

I say a bank thermometer claiming it was 75 degrees F as I rode in shirtsleeves today. It was just riding around doing errands. 6 days ago we were supposed to get 2-4" of snow. Nice change.
02-08-14, 07:20 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

It snowed a couple of inches last night. Today I...

It snowed a couple of inches last night. Today I walked up the hill to the library, discovered it was closed, so I walked a mile and a half to Kroger's and got some groceries and then walked home. I...
02-06-14, 03:07 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

Brrr, ride to the store. Uh, oh! Forgot my...

Brrr, ride to the store.
Uh, oh! Forgot my pannier.
It's still on the porch.
02-04-14, 10:37 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

We got freezing rain all day, so all the trees...

We got freezing rain all day, so all the trees looked like shiny glass. In the evening, I went to a meeting in North Little Rock, across the Arkansas river. I took the bus between my apartment and...
01-29-14, 08:05 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

Thanks Machka. I do have a couple of insulated...

Thanks Machka. I do have a couple of insulated water bottles acquired at various National Bike Summits. So with a little planning they should work. I can remember to not leave my water bottle on...
01-28-14, 03:42 PM
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Views: 108,659
Posted By Artkansas

Well, today was an adventure. I rode to a job...

Well, today was an adventure. I rode to a job interview. I didn't ride all of the way though. Temperatures were freezing, so I took the bus as far as I could and then rode the last 3+ miles on my...
01-23-14, 11:01 PM
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Posted By Artkansas

It was freezing today, 32-30. Walked to the bus,...

It was freezing today, 32-30. Walked to the bus, then from the bus to the luncheon. After the luncheon, I walked to the transit center. That was farther than walking to the nearest bus stop, but I...
01-08-14, 08:42 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

Mid-afternoon ride. Pedaling for groceries. ...

Mid-afternoon ride.
Pedaling for groceries.
Ice covers the creek.
01-06-14, 02:29 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

:thumb:

:thumb:
01-05-14, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Artkansas

I ride when riding. Haiku is better done just...

I ride when riding. Haiku is better done just sitting.
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