Tag Archives: Garmin Oregon

(67 x 3) + 74 = 83

If you don’t follow that math, it’s understandable. But if you take a geezer-squad of three guys 67 years young (two of them precisely that age) and one of 74 years, and put them on bicycles out to prove nothing, … Continue reading

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What do ya want me to do? Die of old age?

A geezer-odyssey of (potentially) epic proportions involving two wheels, three wheels, and 132 years of combined ages all coalesce on a New Year’s Eve day in 2010. Continue reading

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Bertram Loop 28.5 miles — so much data, so little time

Click here to view the online dataset for Bertram Loop 28.5 miles at Garmin Connect.  It’s just one of at least 3 places I save data from runs and rides.  The Garmin Forerunner 305 “sport watch” comes with it’s own … Continue reading

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I do love October

As long as you can sneak in between the little cold fronts that start whipping down this way, October in Central Texas is a month during which you can do just about anything outdoors you think you’re big enough to … Continue reading

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Castell in October — a bicycle odyssey for BBQ and beer

My good friend Don Bynum continues to organize bicycle rides that are hard to pass up.  One might think that if you had a 12 day layoff from workouts, you might, or might not, be up for a 36 miles … Continue reading

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Flat-landers conquering the Hill Country

(update:  after an extensive email repartee, the Llano-Castell route has now been officially named  Tour de Longneques — in recognition of one of the prime goals thereof, Lone Star Longnecks!) (further update — GPX file of the route and of … Continue reading

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Take a friend to work

No kidding. It’s a great idea. I took a friend to work today, spent almost 1-3/4 hours of quality time with just the two of us.  Went to Burnet together and the drive, just at good daylight was beautiful. The … Continue reading

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