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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