Broken Glass

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The glass map panels on the Pulse stations seem to be fragile. I drove past this one a couple of days ago when the afternoon sun was behind it and it looked awesome. I just couldn’t capture it in a photo.

Overheard in Philly

After a day and a half walking around Philadelphia, the fake Irish celebrating St Patrick’s Day are spilling out into the streets. From the woman at the front desk of our hotel:

This is what we do in America: we take other countries’ holidays and we wreck them. You should see what we do to Cinco de Mayo.

🎆 America! 🎇

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Taken near Richmond City, VA 🇺🇸

The forecast is calling for snow, but the yard is calling for spring.

The seasons are running backwards

Less than a month ago — almost 2 weeks before the official start of winter — Richmond got a foot of snow. Today was the first 🏍 & ☕️ of 2019: it was nearly 60° and 50+ bikes showed up for coffee and waffles. It’s weird, but I’ll take it!

December ride

A beautiful day in the 60s at the end of December demands an all-day motorcycle ride to the mountains. It’s some kinda law.

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Taken near River Road West, George's Tavern, VA 🇺🇸
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Taken near Scottsville, VA 🇺🇸
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Taken near Scottsville, VA 🇺🇸
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Taken near Blue Ridge Parkway, Rockbridge County, VA 🇺🇸
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Taken near Jerusalem Church, Gidsville, VA 🇺🇸

It’s still Fall

Unlike other parts of the country, late November is still quite pleasant around Richmond. 😉

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Taken near Richmond City, VA 🇺🇸
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Taken near Richmond City, VA 🇺🇸
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Taken near Richmond City, VA 🇺🇸

Let there be light!

A year or so ago I saw an Instructable on installing LED lighting in a workshop using bulk LED reels. The idea resonated with me: I spend a lot of time in the garage and there is (well, was) never enough light.

Early morning ride

I took an early-morning ride up toward Lake Anna, just to get a little helmet time on the VFR. It was a nice and cool and the fog was high enough to provide some atmosphere but not too low to restrict visibility. Fall really is one of my favorite times to ride.

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Taken near Kenwood, VA 🇺🇸
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Taken near Kenwood, VA 🇺🇸

Kansas blows

Today was just about pounding out miles. About 850 of them today. And a big chunk was at 95° with a 20mph crosswind, across most of Kansas. I’m beat! No photos because it’s hard to get a picture of wind and heat.