Time For a New Bike?

Ahhh bicycles. Is it possible to have just one? And if you have just one, is it possible to be satisfied with just that one? Can you be satisfied with two? How many bikes does a person really need? In the past I thought my next bike might be a full-susension enduro mountain bike, specifically,…

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Improving Blog Accessibility

I have a lot to learn about blogging and website design. Learning to do so when visually impaired has been very interesting, posing an interesting set of challenges. However, there are a few things that i’d like to do with my blog, and increasing accessibility is one of those goals. I learned very quickly that…

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Apple or Android: Phones for the Visually Impaired

My phone is old. It was a prepaid phone that I got 5 years ago. It’s now so slooooooooow and annoying to use, so it’s time to get a new phone. I already have one in mind, but before pulling the trigger, I thought it might be worth seeing who offers a better system for…

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Negotiating Shifting Goal Posts

Long time no-posts, what’s going on Riding Blind Blog? To be 100% honest, for the last few weeks I was reluctant to add onto this blog for several reasons. It was created to be a source for positively channeling energy, ideas, interests and projects while negotiating vision loss. It was not intended to be a…

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Mourning The Visual Self

Back when I first was diagnosed and learning to deal with vision loss, one of the first sources of information and support was the CNIB (Canadian National Institute for the Blind). At a workshop, I was joined by several others coming to grips to vision loss of various kinds and to varying degrees. I don’t…

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Riding Blind MTB Jersey Is Done!

The process of designing and having custom mountain bike jerseys made with Champion System

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Ryders Face Sunglasses

A review of Ryders Eyewear Face sunglasses. Great glasses for everyday, visually impaired use.

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T-minus 1-day to Race Day!

One day before my first race. I woke up nervous and scared. I wasn’t on my own. I was with several much more experienced riders. The day called for rain, so the plan was for a little warm-up for the next day. By the time we reached the trail-head it was an overcast drizzle. For…

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