March 2012

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The Giant Escape 0 Configured for Tame Local Trails I finally picked up my new bike even though the Thule Side Bike Mounts for my car will not arrive until Monday. I simply brought an old blanket along and strapped the bike to the roof rack with some bungee cords. While much of the country […]


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One of the most Awesome Bike Trails in the Country is a Hop Away from My House The quest for fitness is a recurring theme on this blog as I can never seem to achieve it. Twelve-hour work days, junk food lunches, forty-minute commutes, and getting home well after dark all seem to contribute. Those […]


Titanium and Five Dollar a Gallon Gas

by carbonboy on March 4, 2012

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My new 2012 Ford Focus Titanium California, it seems, always has the nation’s highest gas prices. Why that is, I am not sure. But I expect, like the overall price of gas, there are some conspirators involved and they are making a killing. That last time I filled up the 325xi with premium it cost […]