Category Archives: Training

Hard ride

This week was a strange week. Earlier I got out on my mountain bike and did a training ride. For some strange reason, I wanted to ride even though the wind was 20-mph, gusting to 30. The day was just … Continue reading

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Another week down

This week I made it a priority to get some cycling in. I actually did pretty well, surprisingly. A front was in progress of coming in, so the wind was a pretty steady 15-20 mph. Since I have been doing … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights. Where would we be without them? We all depend on them to fill our homes with light at night, to illuminate the roadways when driving a car, and to illuminate parking lots. They are very useful. Even on a … Continue reading

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Week 3

Week 3 is here! I did manage to squeeze in some more rides. It does feel good to have the drive to train once again. I feel better not only physically, but mentally as well. My wife even commented that … Continue reading

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Vacation

I was out of town this past week on a cruise. We went to the Bahamas. I think this was perhaps the sixth cruise I have been on. I have honestly lost count. It does not matter. It is not … Continue reading

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Soccer

So Americans call it soccer. Just about everywhere else it is known as football. I have never understood why Americans decided to call a game football where only one person uses their feet to touch the ball. It just does … Continue reading

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Watching what you do

This post is a note to beginners and a reminder to seasoned cyclists. One of the things I notice that many cyclists do is get a generic fit from the bike shop where their bike was purchased. They then believe … Continue reading

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I love changing things up

Once a week I am making a habit of riding my bicycle at around 2AM.  My schedule is a night shift schedule.  Once I am done for the week, I nap and swap my schedule back to a normal one.  … Continue reading

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Early morning ride

My crazy work schedule has me doing “transition days”. Basically I swap my sleeping schedule from sleeping at night to sleeping during the day. I will be the first to tell you that it really messes with your sleeping schedule, … Continue reading

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First ride with the Garmin Edge 500

First of all, I want to start off saying I absolutely love having the Edge. It mounts easily with two o-rings. I had a problem in the past with finding space on the bars because I had to mount my … Continue reading

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