Category Archives: Anchorage

This is not the way to Procure a New Ride

For the second time in my cycling career, a career that spans about 45 years (granted with a lot of fallow years built in there), I was mowed down by a rampaging motor vehicle. The first time was nearly 30 … Continue reading

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Let the Winter Biking Begin

Last January I mused about commuting by bike to work in the winter months. Well actually, commuting year around, but it was of course, winter at the time. Jumpstarting riding to work in the midst of the coldest part of … Continue reading

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Why Not Bike in Winter?

I love to commute by bike.  In Alaska the only sure-bet season for easy commuting is late spring to early fall.  That is, after winter breakup, when ice and snow are mostly gone and before the first real snow begins … Continue reading

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My Most Exciting Hike of the New Year

If hiking and backpacking bloggers have a weakness it might be feeling the only adventure worth writing about must be long and preferably include some risk of personal demise.  We can start to believe there needs to be a feel … Continue reading

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Can You See the Light at the End of the Solstice?

Winter solstice is upon us.  In Anchorage that means about 5 hours 28 minutes of daylight.  The daylight that we do get is a kind of long sunrise transitioning around noon to a long sunset, the track of the sun … Continue reading

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