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Tour de USA Becomes Prostate Cancer Pony Express

Prostate Cancer Pony Express 2011 Last summer’s Tour de USA® for Prostate Cancer Awareness is now the Prostate Cancer Pony Express™.  Visit the 2011 Prostate Cancer Pony Express website for information. September 18th, 2011 is the inaugural year of the … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Pony Express 2011

Will You Ride with Me on September 10th? Most of you following this blog are motorcycle enthusiasts and some of you rode with me last summer on the inaugural Tour de USA. Beginning in 2011, our prostate cancer motorcycle awareness … Continue reading

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What Worked and What Didn’t – My HJC Helmet

Helmet:  Full Face or Half? Choosing the right helmet was interesting.  I have a full face helmet that I use when I ride without a windshield and I was tempting to take that, but I found some contrary advice on … Continue reading

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What Worked – and What Didn’t. The Wireless State of the Nation.

Prostate Cancer Pony Express – September, 2011 For the many of you still following this blog, one quick note:  slip on over to Blacktireaffairs.wordpress.com and pick up the thread for the Prostate Cancer Pony Express. The second week of September … Continue reading

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It’s Much Faster by Airplane – but No Detail!

Tailwinds at 35,000 Feet I’m in Virginia for a week visiting with family for the holidays and doing some preparation work for our September 2011 ride on Washington, DC for prostate cancer awareness. I flew on Virgin America, my favorite … Continue reading

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SPOT Makes Time Magazine’s “All-Time” Top 100 List

SPOT Does (Really) Good For those of you who followed me across the US and back last summer, you were viewing the signals from my SPOT Messenger displayed on a Google Map. Well, just recently Time Magazine released its list … Continue reading

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Equipment Evaluation – MyRadar

MyRadar One of the most useful tools I discovered on my trip was an iPhone/iPad application called MyRadar. MyRadar has a free version (with a small advertising strip along the bottom of the screen) and a paid version. I found … Continue reading

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