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My morning has been hijacked by the discovery of a blog I couldn’t resist looking through. A ‘like’ on a recent cycling post was left by All Seasons Cyclist. I don’t have time to check out everyone who clicks a like but I couldn’t resist this one since their username obviously suggested someone interested in cycling throughout the year. He’s in Michigan writing about gear he uses and mostly likes: All Seasons Cyclist. I love coming across information like this. I do not have a local shop where I can go for help nor are there (m)any others in the local area experimenting with all year cycling. I tend to distrust much of what passes for information in magazines since so-called reviews are little more than highly biased advertising.

Yesterday I was on my skis twice. First, I drove out to Ogden for a quick jaunt on the TCT and then last night I opted for skiing (instead of cycling) on Donahue Lake. (more…)

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Donahue Lake

Donahue Lake is frozen. I’m not 100% confident in the ice just yet but I noticed ski tracks which meant that if it was strong enough for someone else it would be strong enough for me. I did not venture very far from shore as I walked. I could have skied but there wasn’t enough snow, in my opinion: I like enough that the tips of my poles don’t slip on the ice. There wasn’t even enough for walking. My feet slipped each time I pushed off. To get anywhere at all required an abbreviated sort of baby-step.

Donahue Lake

The afternoon was clear and almost windless. (more…)

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