Monthly Archives: August 2010

Something New

I did ride to work and back on Friday.  It put me in a better mood. I didn’t do much riding this weekend.  I rode with Tim for about ten miles on Saturday.  He let me borrow a single-speed road … Continue reading

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Monday: I didn’t ride to work. Tuesday: I had an appointment with my doctor.  My wife drove me to work, and I rode my bike home. Wednesday: Again, I drove. Thursday: I rode today.  It was barely 60 degrees when … Continue reading

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I Need Control of My Eating Again

My eating is still out of control.  That ends today. I’m going back to smaller portions, lower carbs, and better decisions.  I’ve been eating too much “because I want to” instead of “because I need to”. I’m giving up beer … Continue reading

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More Mixed-Terrain

Last Sunday, Tim and I headed north-east from Charlestown looking for more gravel.  We found gravel and more. The ride was an advertised RCCS ride, but it was put together last minute, so nobody else was able to show up. … Continue reading

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We Love Gravel

RCCS is hosting another gravel-seeking ride tomorrow.  In honor of that, I’m posting a few pictures of last Sunday’s Gravel ride that Tim and I did. If you want to attend tomorrow’s ride (I know short notice), you can read … Continue reading

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RCCS Brew Cruise

Tim, Mark, and I worth the three people that showed up for last night’s RCCS Brew Cruise. I rode my Dahon folding bike to avoid having to lock up.  I ended up with it locked to Tim and Mark’s bikes … Continue reading

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Thought Better of It

I just deleted a post.  I almost published it.  I would have pissed a lot of people off.  I would have given away more personal information that I really want to.  Yes, it was quite negative. I’m under a lot … Continue reading

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My Morning Commute, for Sanity

Due to recent travelling, I haven’t done much riding.  It was really starting to get to me. I did ride on Sunday with Tim.  I’ll write about that and share some pictures soon. I intended to ride to work yesterday. … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Sleeping in My Own Bed Tonight

I’m sitting in the hotel in DC between sessions.  My flight home leaves later this afternoon.  It’ll be good to be in my own bed with my wife.  It’ll be good to see the dogs again. My eating on this … Continue reading

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Getting Fatter?

I stopped weighing myself a while back.  My weight had been mostly holding steady, but I have noticed that my gut is bigger.  I think the lack of upper-body workouts in combination with poor eating is leading me to lose … Continue reading

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West Virginia Rail-Trail

Kristy and I are in Parkersburg West Virginia.  She has some family matters to attend to.  I spent most of the day on the bike. I had heard about the rail-trail in the area.  It is scenic, has tunnels, and … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

I’m taking the rest of the week off of work.  My wife and I are driving to West Virginia to see her family. There go my bicycle commuter miles for the week.  I’m planning on throwing my folding bike behind … Continue reading

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New Month, New Start

I did ride to work on Thursday and Friday.  I rode very little during the weekend, just some errands on the folder. I rode to work today, although it was a fast, direct-route kinda ride.  I averaged 16.24 MPH for … Continue reading

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