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Bicycle to Work This Fall

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all. “

–Stanley Horowitz

Be part of the scenery, don’t just look out the window.

Now that it’s fall, too many people put their bicycles into storage until spring. You may not want to bicycle in the snow (I have to check to see if my studded tires arrived at the store yet.), but don’t put your bicycle away too soon. Put on a sweater and pedal out. This morning I rode my bike to work through the woods along the Raccoon River and realized how much I enjoy biking in the fall.

Why should you bike to work this fall? It’s–

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Disrupted Routine

Yesterday The Weather Channel forecast that the afternoon temperature in Des Moines would “Feel Like” 113 degrees. That’s why I didn’t bicycle to the office. Last week my excuse was that the Raccoon River flooded the bicycle/pedistrian trails.

Heat indexes? Bike/ped trails? Flooded river? Back in Cupertino, California, we rarely dealt with such

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