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A Dog’s Life

I began writing this piece on 4/19/2022. I plan to work on it until our close friend, Gypsy dies. It isn’t a journal of those sad days. It is intended to be an obituary of the most amazing non-human life … Continue reading

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Gold Ole’ American Quality?

 Mrs. Day watches a lot of streaming television. Today was no exception. We’re on a sad death watch for our 15-year-old Aussy dog and that means we’re shackled to the house for an undetermined period and that Mrs. Day has … Continue reading

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Product Review: Sargent Cycle Products World Sport Performance Seat

04/2022 This is another really old (2009) MMM review/Geezer column. There are two interesting, at least to me, things about this review: 1) It is a great product that I lived with for 70,000 miles and 2) This was the … Continue reading

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Love This: Yamaha TY-E2.0

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When Looks Beats Works

I just finished reading an entertaining and informative Kevin Cameron Cycle World article about cooling fins, "The Fascination With Fins." [You might be disappointed to discover there is nothing about Finland in the article.] There is some terrific stuff about … Continue reading

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Miles and Miles to Travel (1994)

February 2022: This is a really old one. I was living and working in Colorado at the time. An old friend called wanting to celebrate his recent brush with Microsoft fortune and fame by inviting me to his place near … Continue reading

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Reality vs. Delusions

February 2022: This was good in 2009 and it is gooder today. Back in 2009, a friend was trying to run a recording studio in Hudson, WI. Hudson is one of the many cities in our area that poorly tries … Continue reading

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Aerodynamics or Butt Cracks

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My Top Ten Bike List #4: Yamaha SRX Series (250, 400, & 600)

February 2022: Another really old one that slipped past my sieve of a brain. Near the bottom I claimed, in 2008, that you’d be hard-pressed to find one for less than $3k. The last really nice SRX600 I saw on … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

There is a lot of controversy over which version of this story, the David Fincher “English” version (2011) or the Niels Arden Oplev Swedish version (2009), is the best or comes closest to the original Stieg Larsson novel or whatever … Continue reading

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