Leach and I braved the cold, windy morning to ride our bikes down to the Lake for my inaugural ride of the new year. Took me a few more days than many others, but I finally got one in. It will probably take the rest of the year to get all of the salt offContinue reading “First ride of 2011… finally.”
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Quadruple threat: 24 in 6
24 miles with 3 fellow Spokesmen at 5:45am. 12 degrees, but 4 to 6 degrees with the West wind-chill. Dark and chilly, but a nice pace and great company. Put the single speed through a little workout in the dark to keep things toasty. Helping Peter hit his mileage goal for the year, it wasContinue reading “Quadruple threat: 24 in 6”
If I had a dime for every time I heard that, let’s just say I’d have a lot of dimes. The roads were in relatively good shape yesterday and 4 of us were game for a slightly shortened Networking ride. 20 degrees, sunny and very light winds made for surprisingly good conditions. As we pulledContinue reading ““You’re crazy!””
3 foot rule, my butt!
The 3 foot rule is a law in Florida, but someone forgot to tell all of the motorists here. Man, I thought the rednecks in pickups were bad in Wisconsin. The fact is, 99.999% of motorists I encounter in WI are cyclist friendly, sometimes too much so. Like when you’re attempting a track stand atContinue reading “3 foot rule, my butt!”
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Great forecast… for me to poop on!
A slow leak in my rear tire this morning along with a glance at the rain outside at 5:00am convinced me to skip the outdoor ride and head to the WAC to ride the SPIN bike. LAME. I don’t mind riding inside once in a while in crappy weather, in fact I teach SPIN everyContinue reading “Great forecast… for me to poop on!”
3,000 miles in under 10 days? Sweet!
It’s a sickness. If this doesn’t motivate you, nothing can… http://bicycledreamsmovie.com/ (Thanks Nate Andrews for the link)