Snow Day

Feb 21, 2013 View Comments by

I can remember as a kid waking up earlier for school in the winter for one reason, to see if the local newscaster would make the ultimate announcement . . . Snow Day! Today the ultimate snow day is not really a snow day at all—it’s when you get unseasonably warm temperatures during the winter. […]

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First Ride of Autumn

Oct 03, 2012 View Comments by

The nighttime temperature dipped below 60 here for the first time the other night so it is time to stow the summer jacket in favor of warmer fall gear: the padded over-pants and heavy jacket. Even though I live in Pennsylvania I never put my bike away for the winter, I try to ride year […]

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Ah, Fall

Sep 20, 2012 View Comments by

One of the blessings of living in the Midwest is the four seasons—each “change” a special gift for the avid rider, except, of course, winter. I suppose a case could be made that without winter we would not appreciate spring as much, but I’m not sold on the idea. But fall, now we’re talking: cool […]

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