Month: February 2016

Captain Safety Gets Certified or, make your dreams a reality

While this may be hard for some of you to believe, in the early ’90s I had visions of being a police officer. In fact, I even took a two-year community college course with that goal in mind. No, really,

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Down By The River or, looking for a place to park in Toronto

Okay dear friends, I’m asking for a bit help. As you know, I live out of my converted Sprinter van, allowing me the ability to travel easily and migrate between Texas and Ontario. With my return to Toronto just around

Bikes Are Cool; Bike Fest edition

A few of the bikes, some with their owners, that caught my eye during this weekend’s Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest. Enjoy.    

2016 Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest; sharing in discovery

Bike Fest, a time like no other. For three days, friends old and new play in the desert on bicycles. The 2016 edition of the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest was one to be particularly proud of. Organizers, volunteers, riders, vendors,

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Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest…come join us!

Yes ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. That special time when hundreds of two-wheeled devotees descend upon the Big Bend for three days of mountain-biking goodness. Yup, it’s the Chihuahuan Desert Bike Fest! Desert Sports has been