Category Archives: Errandonnée 2014

Errandonnée 2014 – we did it!

Maggie and I completed our 12th and final errand this morning. Yay us! We covered 10 of 11 errand categories for a total of 61.3 miles. The challenge was great fun, and encouraged me to ride more than I would … Continue reading

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Errandonnée 2014, Part 7

Errand #9 Category – personal care Bar Method strengthens my knees and quads, which makes me a better cyclist. Observation – I take exercise class early in the morning, before I have time to talk myself out of it.  Distance – … Continue reading

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Errandonnée 2014, Part 6

Errand #7 Category – bicycle store I really like Metro Bicycles (Canal and Varick). The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, and the inventory is pretty good for a relatively small place. Observation – I wanted to try a Giro Reverb helmet, … Continue reading

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Errandonnée 2014, Part 5

Errand #5 Category – store that isn’t a grocery Observation – The nice cashier who let me stash my wheels behind her counter thought Maggie was the coolest thing ever. I agree! Distance – 4.5 miles Errand #6 Category – … Continue reading

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Errandonnée 2014, Part 4

Errand #4 Category – Work Observation – I never get tired of the sky over the Hudson.  Distance – 11 miles round trip

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Errandonnée 2014, Part 3

A bonus pic from my ride home yesterday. I left work late, and had to detour around construction on the bike path, so by the time I hit Riverside Park it was dark. Lesson: Always have your lights charged! Front … Continue reading

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Errandonnée 2014, Part 2

Errand #2 Category – Work Observation – The upside of a raw, gray morning: few people on the bike path. The downside: it’s raw and gray. Distance – 11 mi. round trip Errand #3 Category – Coffee Observation – Tastes even better … Continue reading

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Errandonnée 2014, Part 1

I learned of this fun challenge from the excellent blog The Brompton Diaries: Errandonnée participants are invited to complete 12 errands-by-bicycle in 12 days while riding a total of (at least) 30 miles. Each errand must be evidenced by a photo, plus … Continue reading

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