Category Archives: Bike commute

So That’s How That Works, Courtesy of a Would Be Light Thief

I decided to give myself a few days to calm down before posting about my latest bike debacle in order to gain perspective and avoid posting on emotion. I left my bike at the Worcester/Union Station T overnight last week. … Continue reading

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Having a “FIKA”! It’s been too long

Fika is both a Swedish verb and noun (pronounced “fee-ka”) that roughly means “to drink coffee/tea/squash,” usually accompanied by something sweet.[1]  Full Definition I’m not sure what happened but the other day I have a few minutes to kill while waiting for a meeting early in the morning … Continue reading

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Better Late Than Never- My Appreciation of Cambridge!

This post has been brewing for quite some time.  Seriously over the last 3 months and in a more general sense over the last 4 years. I suppose as I’ve become more entrenching in technology and innovation my perspective on … Continue reading

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Do you remember your first time?

It’s amazing how many people don’t remember their first time.  I know, seems crazy!  If you ask them, they can probably tell you what their favorite shoe, jacket and artist was at the time but can’t remember their first time. … Continue reading

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We Get It, It’s Cold! Check your Eyelids then Call Me

Since the beginning I’ve been a staunch supporter of just going about your business.  I’ve actively tried to avoid the weather update posts.  I’d rather not post anything all winter then to liter this site with “It’s Snowing and I’m … Continue reading

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Now that ZipCar is part of Avis, Does My Application Get Approved?

This post harkens back to a few of my previous posts.  To summarize, my Zipcar application was denied a while back because I got a speeding ticket years ago and my current Freight Farms schedule/rapid company growth is making living … Continue reading

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UPDATE!!! “Premium Rush” I feel like I should review it.

I wrote this post a while back when this movie was coming out and I either never posted it or forgot that I did.  The reasons are likely many but mostly because I haven’t been to see a movie in … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions: Your Time Is Almost Up and Gym Tips

Warning! This post has almost nothing to do with biking! But it’s just about that time when I begin to consider going back to the gym. No, this is not a new years resolution post. Every year for the past … Continue reading

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Commuter Rail Conundrum

Anyone that rides the commuter has a strategy for getting the seat they want.  I’m lucky in that I go end to end Worcester to Boston (and vice-versa) so the selection is usually wide open.  In this regard, I have … Continue reading

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Inaugural Winter Trip On the New Ride!!

After a few modifications to the new ride, she was ready for the open road this past evening.  Overall is went well, felt weird but good.  It was a really hard transition to go from a 2010 specialized road bike … Continue reading

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