A Hike with Marc

It was a bit chilly and certainly mushy in parts on account of the bizarre snowfall the day before, but the hike in the Winsted Woods, which has entrances at Gilbert High and traces along old route 8 North, was scenic and enjoyable. Both Marc and I got a chance to break in and test …

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JATO 3.3 Ready to Rock

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of picking up a like-new Traxxas JATO 3.3. My JATO had somehow gotten rusted over the winter in my barn. Lesson learned. However, the aluminum hop-up parts I’d bought were still almost mint. They needed a buffing and I cleverly thought to throw a couple coats of clear enamel on …

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Ride 1 on the Trike

I just finished my first real ride on the trike: 11.6 miles, my normal commute to work, and it was wonderful!  I kind of thought I was going to feel unsafe riding next to traffic in a moderately wider vehicle, but traffic was nice to me and gave me a little more room than usual. …

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Trike is so close I can taste it

[cetsEmbedGmap src=http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Grand+Rapids,+MI&daddr=toledo,+oh+to:Rochester,+NY+to:hartford,ct&hl=en&geocode=FaCRjwIdCs_k-ikVKFC7YFQYiDHQqNMby6qTpQ%3BFcK9ewIddAwF-yl5Th78LYc7iDFFwzpFn8g8fA%3B%3B&mra=ls&sll=40.279526,-81.430664&sspn=11.828614,23.005371&ie=UTF8&ll=42.244785,-79.123535&spn=11.480271,23.005371&z=6 width=350 height=425 marginwidth=0 marginheight=0 frameborder=0 scrolling=no] THIS IS TORTURRRRRRRRRE!  I WANT THAT TRIKE SO BAD.  AAAAAAG!  THEY PASSED MY DAMN HOUSE ON THE WAY TO HARTFORD.  THEY COULD HAVE CHUCKED IT OFF THE TRUCK AND I’D GO PICK IT UP. DAAAAAAAAAAAAG. This is what it will look like, by the way.