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David Freeze, Author at Salisbury Post

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David Freeze: Another adventure of a lifetime in the books

Editor’s note: David Freeze has cycled from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. Day 42: I ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, September 7, 2021 12:05 am

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David Freeze: Productive pedaling as trip winds down

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. Day 39 The ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, September 5, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Love Thy Neighbor events on tap

Sometimes we don’t get to do things the way we want, but then an opportunity arises. This is what has happened with the Love Thy ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, September 5, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: Heading into Florida after getting on road with Ida behind

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. Day 37 My ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, September 2, 2021 12:10 am

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Freeze waits for Ida to pass, plans next route

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. I did what ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, August 31, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: How many times should I have learned to not worry?

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Wednesday afternoon, I had tossed around the ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 29, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: It’s not always about the miles when bike trouble, hurricane surface

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. Day 32 I ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 29, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: Smooth sailing and then a rough ending

Day 30: Some days are just crammed full, and this was one of them. My room at the All Star Inn in Bunkie, Louisiana, was ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:05 am

Local

David Freeze: A good day with a strange ending

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. Day 28 I ... Read more

by David Freeze, Monday, August 23, 2021 9:01 pm

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David Freeze: Another good day on the bike while leaving the Texas hills behind

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. Day 25: I ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 22, 2021 12:05 am

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Gotta Run: Police Chief Jerry Stokes

It’s always good to see Chief Stokes at a race and he does lots of them. Here is how he got started. “My wife got ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 22, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: A milkshake, tune-up and good conversation

Day 23:  Leaving Kerrville, Texas, my only thought was to be in Fredericksburg by 10 a.m. when Hill Country Bicycles opened. I envisioned a one-hour ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, August 19, 2021 12:05 am

News

David Freeze: A lot of hard riding with more false summits

Editor’s note: David Freeze is riding from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him at david.freeze@ctc.net. Day 21 Last ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, August 17, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: Ride stays hot, hilly as trek continues along Texas border

Editor’s note: David Freeze, who lives in Rowan County, is biking from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 15, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Reagan Bradshaw plans to keep running

Young runners are the future of our sport, and it seems as if there has been less of them for the last 10 years or ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 15, 2021 12:00 am

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Freeze: Why biking adventures are so much fun

Day 15 When I chose the Southern Tier trip, I saw some of the challenges and thought that I had done those things before. But ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, August 12, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: Crossing America, one convenience store at a time

Editor’s note: David Freeze, who lives in Rowan County, is biking from the West Coast to the East Coast along the southern border. Email him ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 12:10 am

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Further into New Mexico, Freeze climbs to highest point in the ride

Day 11 — My precious time I’ve been doing some version of these bike adventures for 10 years now. During that time, I’ve learned that ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 8, 2021 12:00 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Time, precious time

Have you ever thought about how time is rushing past us? Does it get faster as we get older, or are we just more aware? ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 8, 2021 12:00 am

Local

David Freeze: New Mexico brings mostly flat roads

Last morning in Arizona drags on, then New Mexico in the afternoon. People sometimes ask what makes a nice evening motel experience. Last night, I ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:09 am

Local

Freeze: Day 9 — What makes the best day

First, just a little bit about last night left unsaid. I got to the room very late after struggling with big climbs all day. When ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, August 5, 2021 12:00 am

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Day 8 for Freeze brings trooper, tunnel and more climbing

Day 8 Beat the day before! That is one of my personal goals and I also use it for my personal training clients. But so ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 12:51 am

News

David Freeze: Finally a day that met expectations

Day 7 I met first light this morning on the way out of Wickenburg, Arizona. I knew my maps called for a mostly flat and ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, August 3, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: More than expected from western heat

Day 4 I had a plan to attack big heat on the hottest day yet. My goal was to cross the desert at its most famous ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 1, 2021 12:05 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Molly Connor is glad to be back on the road

Molly Connor is one of my longest-term friends in running. She was very active in Salisbury events for many years, either racing or volunteering. Molly ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, August 1, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze: Biggest adventure day coming next

I have decided that California isn’t my favorite state, not even close. I started out from Pine Valley this morning. I will admit to spending ... Read more

by David Freeze, Thursday, July 29, 2021 12:00 am

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David Freeze begins cross-country cycling journey in San Diego

My flight west on Monday morning went well until just before the initial descent into San Diego. A passenger collapsed just as he passed my ... Read more

by David Freeze, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:10 am

Lifestyle

Gotta Run: Aaron Plummer begins his streak

Almost two years ago, I met Aaron Plummer on an assignment to cover his daughter’s health problems. Merritt was 3 years old at the time ... Read more

by David Freeze, Sunday, July 25, 2021 12:00 am

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