Category Archives: exercise

Brand New Blacktop

I didn’t manage to get much done off of today’s “To Do” list.  Instead, I played hooky and took my bike out for a ride.  Until the moment I left, I wasn’t even sure I would get out the door, … Continue reading

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Notes from the Road

Getting out on my bike was great today.  I started out poorly, but finally got my legs before the turnaround.  It was hot and humid, but I am not complaining.  I had been feeling fatigued from work….or lack of sleep….or … Continue reading

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On Second Thought

I looked outside and it was a gorgeous day.  I decided to get away from the screens and the hum of home appliances and head outside.  I felt I could use a walk. I started my walk on a bad … Continue reading

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The Weekend

I am still working, so the weekend still has some meaning in my life.  It doesn’t have any TV sports, but I am not working and not chained to a computer screen.  Therefore, I have lots of candidates for This … Continue reading

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Eye Opening

With the weather improving, my thoughts have drifted to my bicycle.  No matter how many YouTube videos I watch, it really doesn’t compare with being out on the bike.  Thanks to the coronavirus I won’t be going on club rides … Continue reading

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Exploring Stores

Knowing I’ve got to do more walking before I head off on my vacation to Colombia, my girlfriend and I headed out into the cool afternoon. I hadn’t checked the weather forecast and was a bit underdressed, but I was … Continue reading

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The Year That Will Be

A couple of days before the dawning of the New Year, I was checking out Erin Karpluk’s instagram page (I have been a fan since Being Erica) and it had one of those giant word search puzzles. It stated that … Continue reading

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I Miss Riding My Bicycle

The rain, the cold, and some bad scheduling meant that cycling ended early this year.  I miss it.  I know I could ride in the cold, but the thought of slipping on some wet leaves and skidding along the wet … Continue reading

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A Cool September Group Ride

88kms with a 708m gain in elevation With cooler outdoor temperatures, sleeping was great. I really don’t know how I managed to drag myself out from under the blankets to get out and ride a bike this morning.  However, I … Continue reading

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The Trials and Tribulations of a Saturday Cyclist

When I woke up this morning, I checked the weather forecast on my phone. This is something I rarely do because regardless of whether it is hot or cold, the thermostats in both the bus I take to work and … Continue reading

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