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About Bikes and Pies

Single girl living in Arlington, Virginia with my dog and four bikes. I have a love of biking and cooking. This will be my creative outlet to describe my life biking in and around the DC metro area, with a little food thrown in for good measure. I've decided to combine my love of biking and food into one blog...because frankly, I don't do a lot of riding in the winter, so this blog would get a little boring during the cold, dark months. I will attempt to dazzle you with my cooking and pie making skills during the winter.

Wow….It’s Been Too Long

I have been gone for quite a while. It is not like there has been nothing going on in my life, au contraire, it’s been quite a year. A little over a year ago I packed up my life in … Continue reading

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Goals for the New Year

Another year has rolled around, which means I will spend the next several weeks trying to remember to write 2013 instead of 2012.  As with all new years it’s a time to renew, refresh and set some goals.  I am … Continue reading

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Fall Foliage Riding and Other Tidbits

I know….I know…It has been a long time since you have heard from me.  I wish I had a good excuse, like I was kidnapped by paramilitary guerillas in the jungles of Southeast Asia, or I was whisked away to … Continue reading

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Blood Donation and Biking Don’t Mix

The DC summer is fully upon us, hot and humid has become the norm.  I believe it has been above 90 degrees for most of the month, with humidity levels that say don’t even bother with that flat-iron to straighten … Continue reading

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You Wouldn’t Like Me When I’m Hangry!

Summer has officially arrived in the DC metro area; hot and humid weather has been unleashed upon us…..and all of the news and weather channels can’t stop talking about it.  In all honesty, it’s not that bad.  Although, I am lucky, I no longer … Continue reading

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First CaBi Ride and CO2 Cylinder Shortages!

I finally did it, took my first Capital Bikeshare (CaBi) ride! I recently purchased a CaBi membership, because there are stations popping up all over Arlington, with one just a block down the street from me.  I used it to run an … Continue reading

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Today’s Bike Commute Brought to You by WTOP

No WTOP, the informative news radio station, did not actually sponsor my ride to work today, they just encouraged me to get my somewhat lazy and tired butt out of bed, put on a spandex cycling skort (skort is a great word) to … Continue reading

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