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Bits and Pieces 34

1. I haven’t ridden my bike much in the past week or so. Of course, it’s been raining a lot here in Central Oklahoma. But the real issue is the rear derailer is plum wore out. For you fans of … Continue reading

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Draper Bikeway Early August

There’s nothing like a good hard rain to show you major hydrology flaws in the bikeway. I rode out to Draper Lake yesterday to check on the bikeway. This shot was taken up on the northern end of the loop. … Continue reading

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Draper Bikeway for Early July

Got some sunburn today. I’ve been wearing a tank top about half the time riding, but with clouds it hasn’t been too bad. This was the first ride in the full sun with the summer heat. I left the house … Continue reading

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Draper Points 11 and 12

Just as a point of reference, these are the numbered points on the northern half of Draper Lake (image on the right). Today I visited Points 11 and 12. The morning started out frosty but began to warm about half-way … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces 30

My lower legs all scratched up from yesterday’s ride. Dragging a bike through heavy underbrush is not a recommended activity. But I still feel it was worth it to see that lovely shoreline. I’m trying to get used to working … Continue reading

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Photography: High Water, Low Water

Two sets of pictures collected this past Wednesday and yesterday. Draper Lake is still at a high water mark, while the state is mostly in drought. On my trek to the lake, I decided to run south along the eastern … Continue reading

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Sandy Trails

Took a ride yesterday to one of my favorite prayer chapels, the mouth of Crutcho Creek where it empties into the North Canadian River. Given the cold weather and lack of moisture, the river is way down, still cradling patches … Continue reading

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