Tag Archives: Panama

One More Week at Home

A week from today I will be on the bus, and a week from tomorrow I will be on the plane. Yesterday I packed the bike so I could get used to the weight of what I will actually carry. … Continue reading

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Tires? Air?

Apparently I have been getting a lot more exercise than I realized. Of course tires need air, and of course I should check them now and then, but if I get on the bike and it rolls down the street I … Continue reading

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New Adventures, and a New Blog

I am planning a bike tour! This is going to change things for the next few months. I won’t be in Panama, so the Panama blog (http://blog.thepanamaadventure.com/) is probably going to mostly sleep for a while. But, I have started … Continue reading

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I Can Do This!

I’m still up and down but since we turned the corner into March, I seem to be feeling better about the bike tour. For one thing, I’m getting the necessary things done. I have a bike box. A new neighbor … Continue reading

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Up and Down

Some days I am ready to go, other days I am not. Some days I am excited and ready to go now, and other days I think I will never be ready and I must be nuts. I woke up … Continue reading

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It’s Dangerous Out There!

You can’t go traveling on your bike. It’s dangerous out there! Are you going alone?? (my response of – would you like to come with me? always gets a “no” reply, of course) Who is going to take care of … Continue reading

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You Don’t Look Like a Cyclist

This is true. I don’t. I’m not young. I’m not slim. I don’t look strong. I don’t have fancy gear. But, I cycle, sometimes a lot. I have been inspired greatly by Fat Girl Running, and she recently posted this … Continue reading

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Making Plans

I bought my airline tickets, and I feel like this is a big step forward in the commitment to actually do this. I also stopped by the bike shop for a box to pack the bike for the flight. They … Continue reading

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Meh

I started the week with big plans and high hopes. I was going to do all these miles and really get with the program. It didn’t happen like that. The winds continue to be relentless and strong every day, often … Continue reading

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One Step Forward, One Step Backward

It’s Monday. I planned to bike 20 miles every day this week. When I woke up the wind was still howling and I didn’t want to get up. When I finally got up I didn’t want to do anything. Was … Continue reading

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