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Bikestock 2014

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The glorious Rose of Sharon bush – maybe twelve feet high, beaming ever more beautifully as the rest of the garden fades.

This aft I rode to City Hall for Bikestock 2014, a gathering of cyclists. I missed the beginning, not sure if there was some sort of rallying cry; by the time I got there it was a sweet, rather aimless assembly – a young folksinger was singing a song about Amelia Bloomer who invented bike clothes for women. But the sun was out, and here was a large group of kindred spirits.



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