Author Archives: rlhoover

About rlhoover

A perspective on life and cycling in the Ozarks. I started serious cycling in 2008, after seeing my wife be on the bike for a few years. We have biked many places and hope to continue. I am no where near being a real good cyclist, but I have fun trying to improve. Who am I kidding? Me? Improve??

Morning ride

I got out this morning and decided to replicate a ride I did a little over seven years ago.  I got on the Steed and headed south and east out to Temple Israel. The Temple has some fine raised beds … Continue reading

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Here and there, this and that

Just a few photos of recent events. In my last post I mentioned I had one more bike lock/cable to get open.  I found the one pictured below on the streets of Springfield, locked.  It is reprogrammable with any one … Continue reading

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Road Swag

This was the third bikelock/cable combination I have found this year.  Two of them have been solved.  One more to go. Stay Happy,

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Columbia Trails

Our daughter has moved to Columbia, Mo., and we went there last weekend to visit her and her man, Patrick, who owns Renew Missouri.  This company advocates for more clean energy in our state. Saturday afternoon Jan attended a yoga … Continue reading

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Later

Moved into a new home.  That is what we found [and expected] when we visited Sam and Fam in Colorado Springs a while back. It was interesting for me to note that the 6500′ elevation line went right through their … Continue reading

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A few things

I know a lot of us have had nails or some type of spike through our tires.  I even save mine as some sort of trophy, “Look at what I survived!”  But this last week I had a close call … Continue reading

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Holiday Ride

Jan and I finished our morning chores and headed out for lunch and a ride ’bout town. Prior to checking on a friend’s home I became thankful I was wearing cycling gloves as I fell over at an intersection.  I … Continue reading

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