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About Scott

I grew up near Houston, TX and served in the U. S. Coast Guard for over 30 years. I have an electronics background and continue to work in the electronics engineering field. I taught myself the basics about automotive systems as well as how to perform some of my own maintenance (cars and bicycles). I became involved with Amateur Radio and computers in 1995. The explosion of technology has made my job and several of my hobbies quite interesting. My hobbies include Volkswagens, bicycling, photography, electronics, amateur radio, web management, and reptiles. Visit my websites to learn more.

ACP Suffolk to Skippers 200 km (128 miles, Run #3)

It’s been 11 months since my last rando, be it a permanent, brevet or anything else. In fact, I haven’t ridden more than 30 miles at one time since October. I had hoped to ride through the winter, but the … Continue reading

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Things to Come…

WOW! It’s been nearly four months since my last entry. As stated in September, I’ve returned to my roots and have been doing shorter club rides to recover from last year’s setbacks. The photos below were taken during  26-mile coffee shop … Continue reading

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Half-Marathon Coffeeneuring Ride #7 (Plus a Bonus)

Me? Run a half-marathon? Don’t be silly! I only run if it’s raining and I really need to get to my car. Otherwise, I either ride or just walk and get wet.    A local cyclist asked me to ride … Continue reading

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2014 Coffeeneuring Challenge #6

November brings the kind of weather that makes it tough to leave the comfort of my warm bed to go for a cool-weather bike ride. Saturday’s forecast was a bit gloomy and predicted rain at some point. Sunday’s forecast was for 20-mph … Continue reading

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Unplanned Coffeeneuring Ride (#5)

I had a busy Saturday and didn’t even get out for a ride. Sunday (10/26) was my day to get in a Coffeeneuring Challenge ride. I had planned to make a dedicated hot chocolate ride in the afternoon since I had another ride planned in … Continue reading

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Pub Series Metric Century Plus Coffeeneuring Ride #4

A couple of members in our local bicycle club had an idea for a series of rides which start/end at local pubs. The plan was to try a different pub for each “pub ride.” The organizers researched pubs and breweries that are near good … Continue reading

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2014 Coffeeneuring Challenge, Ride #3

It had been a while since I last led a club ride. Given my participation in the Coffeeneuring Challenge, I decided to lead a ride and add a stop for hot chocolate. I plotted a course that passed by two coffee-type shops. My club’s … Continue reading

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2014 Coffeeneuring Challenge, Ride #2

I thought I’d knock out another coffeeneuring ride before riding in Trek’s 2014 Breast Cancer Awareness Ride (BCAR). However, I arrived to find a very social environment and wound up putting off my next hot chocolate ride. I thought I’d grab a … Continue reading

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Trek’s Breast Cancer Awarness Ride… More Pink! (65 miles)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I rode in my second breast cancer awareness event, BikeBeat‘s inaugural Breast Cancer Awareness Ride (BCAR), from their shop in Chesapeake on October 11th. Like the previous weekend’s Petals for the Cure on city streets, this ride featured … Continue reading

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2014 Coffeeneuring Challenge, Ride #1… In Pink!

I’m a man with some irony in his life. I’m an electronics technician who loathes electronics that don’t work without fault on an eternal basis. I recently started a bread-free diet and then began to visit Panera Bread to satisfy my wish … Continue reading

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