Tag Archives: cycling

An Unexpected Autumn

So, our son tested cancer-free, we lost a dog very suddenly, and gained a puppy, also not planned. The puppy, Teddy, is fine — he’s smart, likes his walks, needs challenges to keep from being bored, much like our kids … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th, My Lucky Day

As a kid I was all over not stepping on a crack, because it would break my mother’s back, or walking under a ladder, or black cats and what not. As I aged I realized this was all poppycock, and … Continue reading

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Observations on Bike Riders

So tonight our usual group had other plans — a couple were riding the Eastern Sierra, others were watching the Golden State Warriors trounce the Cleveland Cavaliers (go Dubs!), so a motley group showed up at the shop. Right away … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday

So the predicted temps were 100+. Yesterday we saw that, only they weren’t predicted. Hot is hot is hot, so whatever, weatherpredictors/meteorologists. I believe what I see my Outback’s temperature recording. This morning, early, The Mister & I agreed on … Continue reading

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Teamwork

Last Sunday we rode our tandem on the Chico Wildflower 65 — the metric version.  It involved signing up 6 wks. ago, arguing with my inner demons about the early rise, the drive, the long flats, Honey Run climb, the … Continue reading

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Early 2015 Musings

Every year the days and weeks blow by faster and faster. I feel as though I’m playing catch-up, although in reality I’m ahead of the game…it just doesn’t feel like it. We had no rain at all in January, a … Continue reading

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Cross-Training: It’s good for you!

So I’ve been off the road and on the trainer most of December and thus far in January. We’re having very rideable weather, despite the fog, this month, and I’ve made some anti-bike choices: Walking the dogs, riding the trainer, … Continue reading

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Riding My Age in Miles, and More

In 2007 I discovered BikeForums.net, and dove in with no reservations. Many connections continue even now: Fifty+, NorCal, Women’s, Tandem, Racing — so many ways to connect to so many people!  To this day I maintain the connections, whether through … Continue reading

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Finding Balance

Riding my bike makes me who I am, and helps propel me into a better version of myself. When I have the time to workout I choose the bike — always I find something I didn’t know I had, or … Continue reading

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5 Reminders for times you feel like giving up.

This came to me at a time when I really needed the reminders. Thanks, P, for writing it, and R, for Tweeting it.   5 Reminders for times you feel like giving up..

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