Author Archives: twsobey

Sapiens

Earlier this year, after listening to several podcasts proclaiming that Sapiens was the best book of 2016, I decided I should give it a glance. The online reviews made it sound interesting but I still wasn’t convinced that I’d make … Continue reading

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Car-less year completed

Life’s been a bit busy recently with leaving a job, traveling to Alaska for a friend’s wedding, moving from Boise to Seattle, buying a house, looking for a job, all while watching Avery and, of course, not driving. Well, things … Continue reading

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Quad Bike

About the same time I gave up driving for a year, the school where I work was offered the pieces of an old quad bike. This beauty was designed with four wheels and four seats. The front two riders had … Continue reading

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Opera Exchange

Biking everywhere gives you many opportunities to meet the people around you while commuting. Friday was a perfect example. Our yard backs up to Hill Road (a busy residential street in North Boise), which gives us opportunities to hear many … Continue reading

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One Event

The rib is starting to heal and the ice is finally melting. Many of my friends who enjoy biking but did not make a deal to only bike during one of the worst winters on record, are starting to get … Continue reading

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Asphalt Strikes Again

A few years ago, I was starting to get back into running and looking for a group in town to run with. I’ve often found it easier to find the motivation to go on a run if there are other … Continue reading

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First flat

I’ve been riding the bike almost everyday since I got it and it’s been great. I noticed the front tire was loosing air faster than the back tire, but didn’t think much of it… Until the morning I tried to … Continue reading

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