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Photography: Framing Exercise

The loop was NE 4th to Bricktown, on both River Trails to Western, and then back via Eagle Lake and Ray Trent Park. Today I worked on composition, particularly framing. This image is the north bank River Trail, looking southwest … Continue reading

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Crystal Bay Trails — Don’t Waste Your Time

It’s a disaster. If you are hiking, it’s not so bad. If you are riding, it’s not merely challenging, it’s dangerous. The place has suffered serious neglect, so unless you are a fan of self-abuse, don’t waste your time riding … Continue reading

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Cycling: Wilshire and Katy Trail

This has become a pretty standard loop for me. It’s not so long as the rest and includes more brutal hills. Today it was counterclockwise, heading north on Midwest Boulevard toward the river. Our spring green-up is really under way. … Continue reading

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Cycling: Giant Loop

Because we are expecting rain much of the week, I bumped my gym workout back a day and took my 50-mile Giant Loop clockwise today. I was able to leave by 8:30 and had decent cool temperatures and SW breezes. … Continue reading

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Cycling: End of the Trail Season

As rides go, it really sucked. I rather expected that, but I couldn’t resist one last shot at finishing my exploration of all the trails that are passable. As a workout, it was outstanding. It was 10 miles out on … Continue reading

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Photography: Draper Trails Complete

Nothing really epic today, just a few shots from the final mile or so of shore trail on the west side of Draper Lake. As you might expect, I was actually more interested in some solitude in a natural setting. … Continue reading

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Cycling: North Harrah

I was feeling a lot stronger yesterday, so decided it was time for another long ride. Essentially it was a big rectangle: east on Reno Avenue to Harrah Road, then north to Wilshire Boulevard, then back home. I clipped corners … Continue reading

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