Life lessons on two wheels

to the tunes of the

Grateful Dead

Life lessons on two wheels

 

to the tunes of the

Grateful Dead

This Week in Grateful Dead History

Week of November 23

We can discover the wonders of nature, rolling in the rushes down by the riverside.

 

There is one school of thought about the COVID-19 pandemic which suggests that we are all going to become infected with this virus at one point or another, and it seemed that my time had come. Ironically, it appeared that my buddy, Bill, and I had successfully dodged the Corona Bullet, as we were halfway through the final 800-mile drive back to Colorado, having played 34 games in six baseball tournaments in Arizona and Florida, spanning six weeks. We were about to slide into home plate, head first, with the winning run, our trusty mountain bikes safely secured behind my 4Runner, when my pick for T.W.I.G.D.H., the 11/24/79 show from the Golden Hall Community Concourse in San Diego CA, was preempted with breaking news.

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Stew Sallo, A.K.A., The Deadhead Cyclist

Stew Sallo is the founder/owner of Boulder Weekly, an award-winning alternative weekly in its 27th year of publication in print and online at BoulderWeekly.com. After graduating from the University of California, Santa Cruz, he cut his teeth as a publisher in Santa Cruz for 10 years before relocating to Boulder to start the Boulder Weekly. He has been a Deadhead since the summer of 1974, attended his first Grateful Dead concert at Winterland in San Francisco on October 19, 1974, and has since been to some 200 Grateful Dead concerts. Stew is an avid mountain biker, plays competitive baseball on three teams in his home state of Colorado, and travels each year to play tournament baseball in California, Nevada, Arizona, South Dakota and Florida. In 2003, Stew founded the classic rock band, Hindsight. He plays a Martin D-41 in the band and sings lead and backup vocals. Stew lives in Boulder, CO with his wife of 21 years, Mari, and their 9-year-old dog, Bella

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