December Challenge Holiday List

The challenge for the month of December is anything and everything related to the Holiday Season Specifically look for the following items and see how many you can find: Include your bicycle when practical to do so Nativity Scene Community Christmas Tree Snowman  🙂 @ Greg Sleigh Bells Ornamental Snowflake Tree Stump Decorated for Christmas  … Continue reading "December Challenge Holiday List"

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Winter Is Coming, Part II (The Sequel to the Santa Rosa Version of “Winter is Coming,” by Old Grumbleface.)

As depicted in the featured photo, I am still mired in a complete renovation of the lower level of our home. Not that I’m doing any of the work, but I’ll still use that as the main excuse for my absence on Cycle365 recently. I’m still riding a few miles every day, but I just … Continue reading "Winter Is Coming, Part II (The Sequel to the Santa Rosa Version of “Winter is Coming,” by Old Grumbleface.)"

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Nancy’s Holiday Challenge By Way Of Rich’s Monthly Challenge

Ahhh, Thanksgiving time in Minnesota. The harvest is in, snow is in the air, snow is on the ground and, judging by the sub-freezing temperatures predicted for the next week, the snow is here to stay. There can be no better time to head out on one’s bike for slipping, sliding, picture taking, and finger … Continue reading "Nancy’s Holiday Challenge By Way Of Rich’s Monthly Challenge"

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November Challenge Subset

Holiday Challenge hosted by Nancy With Thanksgiving just a few days away lets participate in Nancy’s Holiday Challenge Anything and Everything Thanksgiving related counts Thank You Nancy!! Not forgetting CRANKSGIVING —  participating in a food drive for local pantries via bicycle Iowa PBS Presents | Bike People: Holiday and Winter Riding (#113) | KPBS Cranksgiving … Continue reading "November Challenge Subset"

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TEANEURING

After all my complaining about weather, we are have a gorgeous spell for all of this week!! Cold but gorgeous. I have posted my teaneuring adventures on my blog in case you might want to take a look, https://adventureswithnancyg.blogspot.com/?m=1 I will be riding all week at least. Then, who knows! Post Views: 15

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Cycle Days Challenge: May, June, July, August, September, October 2022

That’s a half a year! I have been remiss. I was still collecting the pictures and putting them on my website, sort of, but I never got around to posting the link to the months here on Cycle365. I guess I am getting lazy, or else have better things to do. Anyway, the last two … Continue reading "Cycle Days Challenge: May, June, July, August, September, October 2022"

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Moonstone

Today I pedaled south to Moonstone Beach and Cambria, then turned inland, leaving the ocean behind for a while. Like yesterday’s ride, today the Ogre took me to a few places where I’ve pedaled before, as well as some previously unknown roads…. Read more at Bill Bikes Post Views: 23

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The Final Few Fasteners For Some Fine Fun

To the few folks who’ve favored us with fine fastener photos, I’d say you’ve featured some fantastic efforts. For sure, fasteners are a far-out challenge, fraught with full-fledged failure. Yet, it’s fair to say four or five of you females and fellows faced the fix and confronted it seeking fame and fortune. I look forward … Continue reading "The Final Few Fasteners For Some Fine Fun"

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A Man for All Challenges (That’s ME)

If you’re on Cycle365, you probably are aware of the four challenges currently in effect–three September challenges and one year-long challenge. More specifically, thanks to Rich, the challenges are Rollers, Unusual, Machines & Peeves–more commonly known by the acronym RUMP. I didn’t set out to find examples of all four challenges today, but when I … Continue reading "A Man for All Challenges (That’s ME)"

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Rollin’ ‘Round Vermilion

Crossing gates rolled into position as train approaches 7901 rolls across in the old CSX paint scheme Tank cars rolling north Raleigh rolled into Cheneyville, Illinois Vintage International tractor ready to push snow, or drag gravel roads or driveways A Raleigh and Le Tour at Heaton, Illinois Playground with inclined planes (for kids who would … Continue reading "Rollin’ ‘Round Vermilion"

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COMING UP: A Lot of Simple Machine Pictures for Such a Simple Person

The Challenge Czar came up with a pretty tricky challenge for the first part of this month. I had to consult Google to clarify the definition of “simple machine.” The first thing I learned was that Rich didn’t just make up the term. I should never have suspected otherwise. The second thing I learned was … Continue reading "COMING UP: A Lot of Simple Machine Pictures for Such a Simple Person"

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