Category Archives: cycling gear

February’s Accountability

It is the end of February beginning of March and I promised myself I would take stock every month to see where my resolutions are going. Hopefully this will keep me on track. Reading This year, I am setting a … Continue reading

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Additions to the Pain Cave

Today, I am making some upgrades to the pain cave. Yes, an early birthday present and something arriving in the mail make for a slightly better experience on the indoor trainer. The angle is a bit off, but basically these … Continue reading

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Like a Kid in a Candy Store

I stopped in at the bike store on my way to pick up my girlfriend. I actually went into the plaza area for something else, but noticed that they were open–and this is no mean feat because several places I … Continue reading

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A Bunch of Stuff

I’ve got a few things to write about. Somewhere in all of this, I should be able to find a Perfect Moment. Regarding yesterday’s post, the angle of my bike is definitely different on the trainer. It is higher at … Continue reading

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A Question for my fellow Cyclists

I am writing this short appeal to all the cyclists who follow this blog or who find it accidentally. I need your help with something. I need your advice and experience. I have started using Zwift and I notice that … Continue reading

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And So it Begins….

After several weeks off, I am back to work tomorrow morning (or this morning depending on when I post this and when you read it). The commute will be quite easy– from the kitchen to the office should only take … Continue reading

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YouTube Lends a Helping Hand

There seems to be a divide in my family when it comes to the importance of instructions. Some believe that they don’t need to be read unless absolutely necessary and some think they should be read completely before anything is … Continue reading

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Trying Out Zwift for the First Time

Today’s Perfect Moment is my first Zwift ride. For those not aware, Zwift is an online platform that allows you to simulate riding outdoors with a pretty cool interactive landscape. If you have the right equipment (and you don’t need … Continue reading

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An Early Christmas Present to Myself

First and foremost, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to anyone celebrating anything. If you’re not celebrating anything or because of Covid you are not in the mood to celebrate anything, all I can say is that we are here for … Continue reading

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September Morning

I’ve missed a few rides lately. Last weekend the temperature was 4 degrees. The other times coincided with something I either had to do or wanted to do. Keeping that in mind, and knowing that the temperature was changing quite … Continue reading

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