Blog Posts - Bicycle Riding



Part III Iowa road views…

Another ride done… I look forward to another.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Aug 6, 2016

Part 2: Iowa bicycle trip road views

I am already planning for next year’s bicycle ride across Iowa…...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Aug 5, 2016

Iowa 2016 road views…

Temps as high as 95 and as low as 65… some rain… tall corn… 19,000 bicycles… just another great bicycle ride across Iowa!
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Aug 3, 2016

How great we are…

I am one of those who believe that the United States is a great country that needs to improve and grow to become even greater.  Perhaps the gaps in perceptions would be less if those with so much… realized just how much they have… and th...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jul 18, 2016

Feeling fine and typing…

108 year old typewriter… and once I start typing it just feels good.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jul 3, 2016

Just thinking and riding…

On my bikes… I think and then I ride some more.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jun 25, 2016

Bicycle riding update….

The miles are starting to add up… 300 for the month and 800 for the year.  I will be ready for Iowa in July.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jun 23, 2016

Bicycle riding… good for the soul

Put in a easy 20 today… on the same bike last week 15 miles seemed a strain.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jun 1, 2016

A “Hoover Hog” in my yard…

I was walking to my car and saw movement… it was small and ugly.  It was a living armadillo…. I’ve only seen them laying flat and in the middle of a road. I was just about to go and ride my bike… but I turned around and got...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on May 10, 2016

A few pedals more… I could circle the globe!

Even if it is just 5 miles… the day after a good ride on my bicycle and all seems possible.  The years drop away and new adventures seem right around the corner.  One day of joy could be a month or a year.  A ride across town can turn into a...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Apr 8, 2016

Smith Premier 30 at 89…

Sometimes… what you buy for parts becomes something you can not part with. This 1927 Smith Premier 30 fools you into thinking it is scrap… then it starts to play…...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Mar 20, 2016

Spring comes… dogs run!

The new spring has come and the dogs rush out to greet me as I ride by their homes.  They rush onto the highway to bark at me I worry a truck might strike them… the quick stops I make worry me more because sometimes I fall… but so far ze...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Mar 17, 2016

1,960 miles to go…

I was looking a replacement pedals for my cruiser bicycle (just incase) I reach my goal of 2,000 training miles…...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Feb 28, 2016

Back to the bike…

The route for this years bicycle ride across Iowa has been revealed…  I rode three miles today… and have a flat tire...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jan 25, 2016

1200 Kms Ride for Little Angels

Gaurav Warman is a volunteer who is supporting Akshaya Patra by running a campaign of riding 1200 Kms from Mumbai to Jaipur for 120 little angels.Know more @ http://www.akshayapatra.org/active-fundraising-campaigns/ride-1200-kms-for-120-little-a...
by Akshaya Patra Photo Blog on Dec 25, 2015

New memories… Part 3… Bike Ride Across Iowa 2015

While riding… I over heard a lady proclaim: “Are there any trees in Iowa?” as we road pass corn fields and farm houses with Oak, Apple and other trees…...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jul 30, 2015

More will than skill… Part two: 2015 Bike Ride Across Iowa

Seven days in a row… brothers using skate boards passed me on the route across Iowa.  Even the guy pulling a canoe was ahead of me five days…  the man on the tandem bike that had the skeleton in the rear seat passed me twice… bu...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jul 29, 2015

To err is human to “arr” is pirate…

The nice thing about riding your bicycle across Iowa is that you get to read great words of wisdom like the one I just quoted…...
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jul 28, 2015

Gee gets 25 miles per gallon of water…

With temps in the nineties… I noticed I drank a gallon of water in the time it took me to go 25 miles.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on Jun 7, 2015

On a roll… 300 miles in!

I am ahead of last year’s bike training by 7 miles… 300 for the year so far and counting.
by Type oh! Geewiz creation on May 17, 2015


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