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By Janet Lafleur

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About this blog: My love affair with the bicycle began with a crush on my first red tricycle that I pedaled in circles on the driveway. The crush grew into full-blown passion when my dad threw Stingray handlebars and a banana seat on my older sist...  (More)

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All Aboard! Taking your Bike on Transit
Jul 11, 2013 11:58 am
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My bike alone can only take me so far so fast, and sometimes I'd rather arrive somewhere without looking like I've been pedaling for hours. That's when I turn to... More
Going the Distance on Bay & River Trails
Jul 6, 2013 11:59 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 5,351

Last Thursday was Independence Day, a day to celebrate freedom: breaking away and being in control of your destiny. As a child I found my freedom through my bicycle.... More
All Day Fun for an All-American Holiday
Jun 27, 2013 6:52 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 4,714

Parades, picnics and fireworks, and everything decked out in red, white and blue. That's what the Fourth of July meant to me as a kid and it's what I look for to... More
The Rolling Romance of a Bike Date
Jun 20, 2013 6:20 am
Comments: 12 | Views: 7,387

A few years ago my husband Dick and I were in a dining rut. Unlike when we were dating, we just didn't go out anymore. We decided that we needed a standing weekly... More
Where Grant Road Ends, A Farm Lives On
Jun 13, 2013 6:17 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 5,916

Baby goats frolic, piglets squeal, and little children frolic and squeal along with them at Deer Hollow Farm. Nestled in a small valley where the hills open up to... More
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