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TeachingTS101

Teaching TS101

While we’re still land locked, bicycling is a big part of our lives. As League of American Bicyclists certified instructors, we often teach Traffic Skills 101 classes. As Bicycle Ambassadors, we give presentations in our community on the same subject. I also am a member of a women’s bike commuting team sponsored by Hottman Law Office. (more…)

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detile8We’ve been accomplishing much work, both in the boat as well as in our community. Boat work includes a new, hinged refrigeration compartment lid; galley sink fixtures, remaining marble tile counters and teak counter edging installed; companionway stairs are being remodeled; shower tile is being removed; shower pump is installed; aft and forward water tanks are plumbed; and interior woodwork is being stripped and prepared for new varnish. You can check out much of this work in the Photo Galley. (more…)

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Ready, get set,...

Ready, get set,…

Two hundred miles. That’s the total of our first-ever—but not  last—bicycle touring trip. We completed and a four-day, out-and-back trip that started in Edgemont, South Dakota, on the southwestern “edge” of the Black Hills and traveled through Pringle, Custer and Hill City to Lead and back.

The couple we traveled with are preparing for a cross-country tour beginning in September. They plan to ride from southern California to Florida, and considered this a shakedown cruise.

It was a shakedown cruise for Clay also, as he was taking his new Surly Trucker Deluxe  on its first real ride. A couple months ago, he built the bike from the frame up. He chose this frame because “…it splits into front and rear halves, and is joined by brazed-in stainless steel threaded sleeves…” meaning it folds in half and fits into a traveling bag—the perfect bike for taking on Sundown with us. (more…)

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We did it! Clay and I, plus 10 of our new closest friends, completed the League of American Bicyclists instructor course! After an exciting ride through downtown Fort Collins on Friday night, several skills tests, group and individual presentations, and many teaching scenarios and discussions about how to teach bicycling safety, we are now “LCIs in Training.” (more…)

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gobiking

Colorado is under a “Winter Storm Warning” this weekend so it’s perfect weather to take a three-day League of American Bicyclists instructor course, don’t you think? Good, because that’s exactly what Clay and I are going to do. (more…)

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