Old 10-29-19, 10:18 AM
aka Tom Reingold
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Bikes: 1962 Rudge Sports, 1971 Raleigh Super Course, 1971 Raleigh Pro Track, 1974 Raleigh International, 1975 Viscount Fixie, 1982 McLean, 1996 Lemond (Ti), 2002 Burley Zydeco tandem

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My commutes have been blessedly uneventful lately. The weather has been unusually warm, in the high 50s and low 60s. Today I brought a jacket I don't expect to need. I wore a t-shirt and a dress shirt over it. I see people wearing winter clothes. Why?

Of course, irritating things do happen. Last week, I was riding uphill around a double-parked truck, and some dude came right towards me, riding against traffic. As we got close, I had no idea if he planned to go left or right, so I nearly stopped dead, and I yelled "Jesus!" He yelled "f*** you" as he passed. Well, I guess he told me. I try to forget this stuff as soon as possible, but I'm still remembering this one.
Tom Reingold, tom@noglider.com
New York City and High Falls, NY
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