Category Archives: cycling

Why Are You Riding?

“Why are you here,” asks Ian from the podium, as we spin away in the dark at Soul Cycle on Union Street. “And don’t say for exercise. That’s a given. You can get that anywhere. What is your purpose? Your … Continue reading

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Sky Fall…

You couldn’t have a bike accident with a nicer group of people. Chris called her husband to come scoop me up. Nina rode back to the restaurant where we had lunch, looking for ibuprofen. Laurie B. and Silvia whipped antiseptic … Continue reading

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My Health Insurance Quagmire…

Do I have health insurance? Or Don’t I? I’ve been paying my premiums right along. I have a United Health Care insurance card with my name on it. And yet… There’s a wrench in the monkey somewhere. Every month on … Continue reading

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What were you doing December 22nd?

Not just December 22, but at 9:30 in the morning. Remember? It was a Thursday, just a few days before Christmas. Here in San Francisco it was cold and a bit dreary, but not raining. Do you remember yet? I … Continue reading

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What did I forget?

Soul Cycle reminds me a bit of snow skiing. So many details to remember: Cycling shoes. Hair pulled back? All the way back? Ear plugs? WATER. My settings on the bike. Where is my little slip of paper with my … Continue reading

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