Category Archives: cycling

Almanzo100 recap, thoughts, and lessons learned…

First of all, watch this video—> Where do I even begin… Sometime back in January I decided to send in my postcard to ride the Almanzo100.  (If you didn’t watch the video above, do so now.) Why? Well, first of all, 100 … Continue reading

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Spring salad with roasted chickpeas

Dressing: 1/4 c rice vinegar 1/2 T coconut sugar (or any sugar you want) 1 tsp sea salt (adjust to liking) Salad: 2 cucumbers, sliced 1 red pepper, sliced 1/2 red onion, sliced thin Handful of cilantro 1 cup peanuts … Continue reading

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Hello! Anybody still out there?

Well, I am alive after all…  I thought this winter might (and it still may with 10 inches of snow in the forecast for Friday!!!!) kill me. Don’t get me wrong.  I kind of like the white stuff, but I … Continue reading

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what are you doing today?

Yes, I will be. I will eat right.  Train smart.  And sleep 7 hours (the hardest one for me). I have a date with my bike on the trainer tonight. I will show up. I will not cancel. No excuses. … Continue reading

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Wise words from my 8 yr old…

This is gonna be motto for my bike (and life) this year!   Thanks for keeping it real kiddo 🙂

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…at the dawns early light

Reality of how bad it’s really got set in when I figured this out the other day—> Number of days in a row without riding my bike = 7 weeks, 4 days Holy crap!  I can’t believe I let that … Continue reading

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Lift heavy.

it’s too cold there is a fence to build and wood to sand it’s dark out there is a parking pad that needs to get built  my mountain bike needs a tune-up there is limestone to shovel i am tired … Continue reading

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In case you were wondering where I have been lately…

You know it’s bad when you get an email from dailymile.com saying, “Your last workout was 10 days ago.  Your friends miss you.”  Seriously.  This.  Just.  Happened. I wish I had some amazing excuse like, “I have been on vacation … Continue reading

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Cheq baby, Cheq baby, 1-2-3 Race Recap

31st Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival! Ryan and I (and a few 2500 or so of our closest friends) headed to Hayward, WI this weekend for our annual Chequamegon 40 race weekend.  This is always one of my favorite weekends of the year.  … Continue reading

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Cramming! Where are the cliff notes?

  I have 3 weeks to cram for Chequamegon 40 MTB race!  THREE.  *gulp* Yes, I have been riding a fair amount.  Yes, I have been riding more than in previous years.  (Only because I haven’t been running… which could … Continue reading

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