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2013 2013 2013 <table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uO4tGvh-w3A/UiXuaFnpZJI/AAAAAAAAEfs/XoU8rEtoIdQ/s1600/map.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uO4tGvh-w3A/UiXuaFnpZJI/AAAAAAAAEfs/XoU8rEtoIdQ/s400/map.jpg" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">I did a little research the day before, using Craig's List. Highlight location on map, <br />while displaying addresses in side bar. This helped to define an efficient route.&nbsp;</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I didn't know what to expect for turnout. My quest to lead a garage sale ride, supporting Local Motion's campaign to inspire more women to ride, was a shot in the dark. But, lo and behold, a spry grey-haired triathlete and a plucky college-age lady riding an old Raleigh are waiting when I roll to the meeting place.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-yiuqZkThaDU/UiXuaGgIrgI/AAAAAAAAEfw/PgXwSX4cp1U/s1600/garge-sale-2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-yiuqZkThaDU/UiXuaGgIrgI/AAAAAAAAEfw/PgXwSX4cp1U/s400/garge-sale-2.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I'd made two maps: one for the north end of the city, the other for downtown. The two-hour timeframe didn't allow for both routes and as I've learned, five or six sales is enough—any more and eyes glaze over. It didn't matter to the ladies which area to browse, so I decide to cruise the vicinity around downtown.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uC0qalVDHd0/UiXuZTxC4PI/AAAAAAAAEfY/DyzVpt10xK8/s1600/garage-sale-3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uC0qalVDHd0/UiXuZTxC4PI/AAAAAAAAEfY/DyzVpt10xK8/s400/garage-sale-3.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: left;">The young lady quickly scores on a frying pan and mini-trash can. The heavy pan goes in her backpack while she dangles a lightweight bag containing her other item from her handle bars. I love how resourceful she is. Since she was also a new Burlington resident, and hadn't heard of the <a href="http://anniebikes.blogspot.com/2013/07/a-simple-family-overnight-use-bike-ferry.html" target="_blank">Causeway</a><span style="text-align: left;">—a gem we insist she&nbsp;must&nbsp;experience</span><span style="text-align: left;">—</span>we detour to provide her with a Burlington Bike Map.</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-j_YC3-QLnJk/UiXuZiDDDKI/AAAAAAAAEfg/nt7YfRhTqcI/s1600/garage-sale-4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-j_YC3-QLnJk/UiXuZiDDDKI/AAAAAAAAEfg/nt7YfRhTqcI/s400/garage-sale-4.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: left;">Near the end of the Garage Sale Tour we stumble on the best venue yet<span style="text-align: left;">—a moving sale</span><span style="text-align: left;">—and not on the itinerary. I buy a metal pencil sharpener in the shape of the Eiffel Tower</span><span style="text-align: left;">—a tacky thing I wished I'd acquired in Paris last fall. I also got a sturdier recipe box. Since it holds less cards</span>&nbsp;than the one in my cupboard, it prompted me to clean out unused recipes. I also score a nice water bottle from the free pile. Now I have plenty for an upcoming trip. I guess some things are just meant to be.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">For two and a half hours we made minor purchases, chatted, and got some exercise. That's the whole point of the <a href="http://www.localmotion.org/womensrides" target="_blank">Women's Ride Series</a>—a low-key way to meet and encourage other like-minded individuals.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">Who else likes garage-sailing on two wheels?</div><br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><table align="center" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="tr-caption-container" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; text-align: center;"><tbody><tr><td style="text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uO4tGvh-w3A/UiXuaFnpZJI/AAAAAAAAEfs/XoU8rEtoIdQ/s1600/map.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-uO4tGvh-w3A/UiXuaFnpZJI/AAAAAAAAEfs/XoU8rEtoIdQ/s400/map.jpg" width="400" /></a></td></tr><tr><td class="tr-caption" style="text-align: center;">I did a little research the day before, using Craig's List. Highlight location on map, <br />while displaying addresses in side bar. This helped to define an efficient route.&nbsp;</td></tr></tbody></table><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I didn't know what to expect for turnout. My quest to lead a garage sale ride, supporting Local Motion's campaign to inspire more women to ride, was a shot in the dark. But, lo and behold, a spry grey-haired triathlete and a plucky college-age lady riding an old Raleigh are waiting when I roll to the meeting place.&nbsp;</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-yiuqZkThaDU/UiXuaGgIrgI/AAAAAAAAEfw/PgXwSX4cp1U/s1600/garge-sale-2.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-yiuqZkThaDU/UiXuaGgIrgI/AAAAAAAAEfw/PgXwSX4cp1U/s400/garge-sale-2.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;">I'd made two maps: one for the north end of the city, the other for downtown. The two-hour timeframe didn't allow for both routes and as I've learned, five or six sales is enough—any more and eyes glaze over. It didn't matter to the ladies which area to browse, so I decide to cruise the vicinity around downtown.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: left;"><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uC0qalVDHd0/UiXuZTxC4PI/AAAAAAAAEfY/DyzVpt10xK8/s1600/garage-sale-3.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uC0qalVDHd0/UiXuZTxC4PI/AAAAAAAAEfY/DyzVpt10xK8/s400/garage-sale-3.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: left;">The young lady quickly scores on a frying pan and mini-trash can. The heavy pan goes in her backpack while she dangles a lightweight bag containing her other item from her handle bars. I love how resourceful she is. Since she was also a new Burlington resident, and hadn't heard of the <a href="http://anniebikes.blogspot.com/2013/07/a-simple-family-overnight-use-bike-ferry.html" target="_blank">Causeway</a><span style="text-align: left;">—a gem we insist she&nbsp;must&nbsp;experience</span><span style="text-align: left;">—</span>we detour to provide her with a Burlington Bike Map.</div><br /><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-j_YC3-QLnJk/UiXuZiDDDKI/AAAAAAAAEfg/nt7YfRhTqcI/s1600/garage-sale-4.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="300" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-j_YC3-QLnJk/UiXuZiDDDKI/AAAAAAAAEfg/nt7YfRhTqcI/s400/garage-sale-4.jpg" width="400" /></a></div><div style="text-align: left;">Near the end of the Garage Sale Tour we stumble on the best venue yet<span style="text-align: left;">—a moving sale</span><span style="text-align: left;">—and not on the itinerary. I buy a metal pencil sharpener in the shape of the Eiffel Tower</span><span style="text-align: left;">—a tacky thing I wished I'd acquired in Paris last fall. I also got a sturdier recipe box. Since it holds less cards</span>&nbsp;than the one in my cupboard, it prompted me to clean out unused recipes. I also score a nice water bottle from the free pile. Now I have plenty for an upcoming trip. I guess some things are just meant to be.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">For two and a half hours we made minor purchases, chatted, and got some exercise. That's the whole point of the <a href="http://www.localmotion.org/womensrides" target="_blank">Women's Ride Series</a>—a low-key way to meet and encourage other like-minded individuals.</div><div style="text-align: left;"><br /></div><div style="text-align: left;">Who else likes garage-sailing on two wheels?</div><br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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