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Riding with the family
Submitted by Maria Parker on Wed, 11/05/2011 - 11:40
It is not often that I get an opportunity to ride with my children.  My daughter Genevieve, visiting from Los Angeles often Cruzbikes around Los Angeles, particularly the Santa Monica area.  Since visiting North Carolina, she has Cruzbiked daily and noted the differences between rural Nort
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Cruzbike Day at Santa Monica Beach!
Submitted by Maria Parker on Sat, 10/07/2010 - 23:25
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Cold Weather
Submitted by Maria Parker on Thu, 14/01/2010 - 1:00
I'm finally back to riding my bike regularly. I have made it my resolution to make this the first winter to ride outside on a regular basis. I'm so fortunate to have a group of dedicated riders who awaken early to meet at 5:45 am and ride regardless of the temperature. The coldest weather I
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New 12 hour distance record - pending certfication
Submitted by Maria Parker on Sun, 11/10/2009 - 21:19
I've been looking forward to, and dreading, Saturday October 10th for as many months as we have had the day marked on our calendar to set a women's recumbent world record.  What a terrific day it turned into, what a celebration of the Silvio's tremendous potential. We woke (or fi
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The night before
Submitted by Maria Parker on Fri, 09/10/2009 - 19:41
 Finally, it's the night before.  We've had Doug Burton here all day today and most of yesterday tuning my bike, and Jim's (for a back up). I've got my water, goo, and tea bottles filled, my little baggies of pretzels and food, my sunglasses, sun screen advil, mp3 player, h
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