Tag Archives: cycling

New 30 Day Plan – Reach for the Rim

In my last post I described how I followed a 30 day plan I found on another blogger’s site. It was squat and ab specific. It helped and in hind sight I think it prepared me for the next 30 … Continue reading

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Working on My Bike

I want to show you my new toy. No, not the bike. And not the drill press, which I’m itching to use. It was a gift from my wife’s aunt and I haven’t had a project to use it on … Continue reading

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Pretend Ironman Training

Caution: Don’t read this post if you don’t want to know what I did in the shower. Yesterday I actually rode my bike. Outside. On a real road. While riding I made a couple of observations. One, riding outside on … Continue reading

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This Week

There’s no way to do this without it being boring, so try to stay awake if you choose to read how my workouts went this week. I do think, however, that I was inspired to work just a little harder … Continue reading

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What Time is It? Time to Train!

Finding time to exercise is not hard. In fact, it’s as easy as 4 simple steps. If you struggle to stay in shape because your schedule is too full, try these simple life hacks, and you’ll be completing Ironman races … Continue reading

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Am I Lazy or Just a Wussie?

My in-laws acquired a few chickens and the hens are laying eggs. They gave us a couple dozen eggs and I boiled three of them this morning for my AM protein. I don’t know why but I feel just like a peasant … Continue reading

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Red Red Whine

In yesterday’s post I related how I had a bad race in Branson last Sunday. I was pretty disappointed, during, and after, the race. Heck! I’m still a little disappointed right now. But I own that bad race. I talked … Continue reading

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The Grossest Part About Cycling

Today, Labor Day, I got in 56 miles on the bike, completing the 70.3 weekend! Yeah! It got hot out there today. It was 91 degrees when I got back, and I was feeling it. Over the 56 miles I … Continue reading

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14.3 Miles So Far

Friday I swam 2000 meters and today, Sunday, I ran* 13.1 miles. Tomorrow I hope to bike at least 56 miles. That will complete my 70.3 weekend, albeit out of order. As I finished my swim on Friday morning it … Continue reading

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Cycling on TV

Well, Christian Van de Velde of team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda won the USA Pro Challenge. Good for him! I know nothing of that guy, but Christian is a good name for a guy, and I have a nephew named Christian. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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