Tag Archives: Inspiration

A Poem: The Road is Calling

The sun rises over the mountains high. Rains have moved on, there is blue in the sky. The air is warming the breeze is light. But the end of the workday is a distant sight. The weekend is near, and … Continue reading

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Today I was the support crew

Anyone who has been here from the beginning knows that I do big rides every year.  These are always century rides or more and I end up training for them all year.  Michelle is my support crew.  She makes sure … Continue reading

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Talking to yourself

As I sitting here this evening, back door open, rain coming down and cool breeze coming into the house I am thinking that I might have a shot at getting some sleep tonight since it aint so stinkin hot.   … Continue reading

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Why do I do what I do?

You never know when something special will happen.  I might see a bald eagle soaring close to the ground, or have an incredible down hill run, or just see a cool sunset. When something like this occurs. i will frequently, … Continue reading

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Easing it Back a Notch

As we all know, there are many MANY ways to exercise.  Running, walking, rowing hiking, yoga, Zumba, just to name a few.  I have no arguments with which you do, as long as you do.  Exercise of some kind is … Continue reading

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Tony!! You are wearing flip flops!!

I picked one helluva a day to get back on track.  When we woke up Saturday morning, the wind was howling out of the south.  The weather dudes and dudettes had predicted this was coming.  So I put on a … Continue reading

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Well said Joe Kurmaskie!

One of my favorite authors, especially when it comes to cycling, is Joe Kurmaskie.  He has many books, all to do with cycling, and the link to his site is over to the right of this post.  I have read them … Continue reading

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Flashback

Those of us who are members of Facebook, have those friends that post cars, or sayings from time to time.  They may promote booze, the fact that moms have a hard job, or just something that makes us laugh. I … Continue reading

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Pay Attention to the Signs

There I was, biking home tonight, and having a pretty darn good ride.  The temperature was just cool enough to get me thinking that fall would be here soon.  No real wind to deal with, and after I got past the crowds … Continue reading

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When in Doubt use a Bike!

Please forgive the typos on this one, I am using the iPad! I live and work in the greater Seattle area. This is quickly becoming one of the most bicycle friendly places in the country. We are getting more bike … Continue reading

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