Monthly Archives: May 2015

Get a bike and join us!

Well, folks, yesterday was the 4th big ride of the month, The Flying Wheels Summer Century.  Of all of them, it was the one I was least excited about.  I do it every year since its close and a good … Continue reading

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Beer, Bikes and Grits

Folks, contrary to popular belief at work, I am honestly very anti social.  I do not like big crowds or a lot of people.  Shoot, I don’t even like going out to lunch with most of the people I work with. (Michelle … Continue reading

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Nuthin to Prove

I can’t remember the year, but it was sometime early in the 2000s, and I was going for my 3rd attempt at Mt Rainier.  Having to turn around the two times prior, though necessary, was a major blow to this … Continue reading

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Made it!

Even though those who followed this know I made it to the beach last Saturday, I have yet to do a recap of the ride.  This is due to the following Crappy Interweb connection at the hotel (Which by the … Continue reading

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Well, here I sits after a long drive home.  Michelle is out getting her hair did.  Appointments are hard to come by (Unless you use Hairmasters like I do) So we made sure to leave in time to get home … Continue reading

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The things you can see at the ocean!

I am sure there are some who can come to the ocean and treat it just like they were at home.  They sit inside, they watch TV, they play video games and never really look around to see all there … Continue reading

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Made it to the ocean!

Well y’all, I made it to the ocean! After 100 hard miles I’ll tell you about later. However, I am not able to hook the laptop to our wifi at the hotel. And typing s blog on the iPad is … Continue reading

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Bike to Work 2015

One of the reasons people start riding a bike is to get in shape and lose weight. It just stands to figure, if you pedal instead of drive to work, you burn calories and get that much more in shape. … Continue reading

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Not even thinking about the ride…

In 48 hours from right now, I will be done with my second century of the month, and probably very contented with a big meal and some tasty wine afterwards. Normally, I’d be sitting here about now planning what to … Continue reading

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Make the Scary man go away!

Being the Sci Fi geek that I am, there are certain lines from shows I grew up with that will never leave me.  One such is from the opening of the 1970s Battlestar Galactica (the one where Starbuck was a … Continue reading

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