Posts Tagged 'mountain biking'

Penguins in Pondicherry

The latest from our idiotic government in Pondichery

When I left Pondicherry a few days ago, it was 31 degrees Celcius and humid. I now stand on the snowy slopes of Brighton Mountain, in the upper reaches of Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah, where the temperature hovers around minus 12 degrees and the air is desert-dry.

And you thought the reason there was no snowboarding in Pondicherry was the shortage of mountains.

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Ride of Passage (Part Two)

Sonesh Surana, Mountain Biking Virgin

This afternoon, Sonesh Surana was also “blooded” on the mountain bike trails of Pacific Spirit Park. A good time was had by all.

Ride of Passage

Tenzing Mountain Biking is Pacific Spirit Park

As rights of passage go, I consider this a big one. With this afternoon’s frosty sunshine filtering through the forest of Pacific Spirit Park, Zing went for his first mountain bike ride.

Pacific Spirit Mud

Muddy Face

The rain cleared, the sun emerged, and it was time to hit the trails of Pacific Spirit Park, which begin just down the beach from our house. The park contains 38km of mountain biking trails, which wind and intersect in a lush cedar forest above Spanish Banks.

Today, they were a bit muddy.


Blasts from the Past

Man Up!
Man up you pussy!

... because the idiocy of manliness is an evergreen topic.

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Talking Turkey
how to cook a perfect turkey in half the time

... because Canada and the US will celebrate their Thanksgiving holidays and, regrettably and preventably, not 1-cook-in-10 will serve a decent turkey.

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Filial Piety Awareness Day
Kaki Tusler, Mother's Day Celebrant

... because everyday is Mother's Day.

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America Dreaming Small
American Dream

... because the American Dream seems but a distant memory, given the country's dominant ethos of small-mindedness.

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Serenity and Gratitude to Bring in the New Year
New Year's Eve at Tibetan Pavillion

... to remind us that not every mix of Tibetans and Western spiritual seekers has to be nauseating.

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Incredible Vision
Infinite Vision

... to celebrate the new edition of Infinite Vision published in India.

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Expelliarmus! Harry Potter and the Path to Gandhian Nonviolence
Expelliarmus, Potter, Gandhi, Nonviolence

... reprised because military strategy seems more cruel and less effective than ever -- and certainly there is a better way.

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India Going Nowhere Fast
Nano in Flames

... because cars are ruining Pondicherry, where I live. How badly are they fucking up your Indian town?

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Understanding the Gift Economy
Gift Economy Explained

... reprinted because more-and-more people seem want to understand the gift economy. (Yeah!)

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