Category Archives: Experiences

A MEETING ON MONTE GRAPPA

The request was a valid one and fulfilling it would be fun, as it called for one of my favorite sedentary activities: creating Google maps. It came from a fellow VeloNews Forum* member with the screen name merlinak.  Now, I’m not into … Continue reading

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CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

This morning I lead six cyclists on an easy ride up our beloved Brenta bike path. We stopped for coffee at the delightful BiciGrill, which everyone loved. When it was time to resume the ride, four of the riders informed … Continue reading

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L’OSTERIA SENZA OSTE

THE HOSTELRY WITHOUT A HOST. My friend Marisa showed me an article about it that she’d clipped from the local paper, and we were immediately intrigued–it sounded like just our kind of place! She and her husband Silvano are my … Continue reading

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN

Last week I took my first rides after the cast removal, first on my mountain bike, then on my second road bike, which has MTB pedals (easier to clip out of, and my foot didn’t fit in my road shoe). … Continue reading

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LA DONNA IMMOBILE

What beautiful riding weather we’re having these days. How I wish I were out on the road, instead of sitting here at my desk with my leg in a cast!…a broken ankle…not from a cycling crash, but a hiking accident. … Continue reading

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