Commuting in Fort Wayne Blog

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Recent Rides

The Maumee section of the trail network seems to have been abandoned by the parks department since December and is still officially closed (happily, people are ignoring the ‘trail closed’ gates!). My commutes are...

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Stomach Flu and Closed Trails

Life has been unintentionally interesting recently, on a mundane level there has been a lot of rain causing major flooding on the Fort Wayne trail system. ​ ​ Last weekend my health suffered a...

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Winter Woes

This winter has been wet, and cold, and did I mention wet? Of course this turns the Fort Wayne trail system into an unusable mess for many areas. ​ In addition to uncleared snow...

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Happy New Year!

After a few weeks of decidedly iffy weather 2017 has begun with a spectacularly lovely day. My total mileage on the bike for 2016 was 6312 miles! That is much, much more than I...

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Ice, Snow and Floods

The end of the year is shaping up to be quiet on the cycling front. The weather has been truly awful and I now have s cold to add to the misery! The trails...

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First Winter Snow Storm

I woke up to a couple of inches of snow today but decided that I could still go out riding, unfortunately the snow just kept falling. ​ I had decided on a 15 mile...

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Heading Into Winter

All in all the weather has been pretty good for this time of year. From my point of view it is the short days that are the problem, I am not a big fan...

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6, 000 miles

Today I reached my target for 2016 of 6, 000 miles! I am very, very pleased as it took a lot of effort (and also a little luck). On days when I really didn’t...

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Post Election Blues

It has been a very strange week and now we head into 2017 in a completely different political landscape. We have spent days discussing what we should do but in the end decided to...

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Bike Woes

A completely accident free year ended a week ago when I crashed on a wet boardwalk. I managed to, briefly, knock myself out, badly bruise my right hip and nearly lose a tooth. In...