Cycling

70 Miler with Susan

Susan wanted to ride her bike 70 miles before her 70th birthday. So she’s been training for it. I’ve been encouraging her to go for it. The distance is not that big a deal to me as I’ve ridden lots of long distance rides. But to Susan 70 miles seems (seemed) like a long ways.…

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Riding season has begun

I’ve got in 90 miles so far this week. Hopefully get a few more tomorrow to get more than 100. That’s been my goal the last couple of years during riding season is to get at least 100 per week. Here is an embed from Strava on a fun ride I took on a windy…

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Fixed Gear Cycling and Skiing

A concept I’ve been exploring for a while is how fixie riding can improve skiing. I intend to expound the following, but for now I just want to get ’em down somewhere before they are lost to damaged brain cells or whatever. Overall Fitness Spinning improves leg speed, thus improves quickness on snow. Pressure Control…

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Slowly But Surely

I’ve been putting in more miles on my bicycles lately. I subscribed to a web service called the dailymile. The site has helped motivate me somewhat. It’s cool to see how many calories you’ve burned and how many miles you’ve put in over the weeks. It keeps track of your routes which is cool too.…

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Trackbikes.com

I’ve got a domain name and site that I’ve had for quite sometime. It’s gone through some variations over the years. Currently it is in a state of transition. I’m still not sure what I want to do with it, but one thing is for sure, the domain name gets a lot of traffic just…

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Rikki is going to collegiate nationals

My daughter Rikki is going to collegiate nationals next week! She recently started school at Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado. I told her she should get involved as much as she can in campus life, find others with similar interests to help her make her college experience a lifetime fulfilling experience. She got…

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