Category Archives: Riding

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this tire boot helped me get home

Repairing Your Bike Tire on the Road

On my old bike I have rode over 4,000 miles and never have had a situation where I had to repair a ripped tire on the road. I have had…

Registering for Race the Lake 2014

Race the Lake Nears!

Hurry up, Race the Lake 2014 nears! Get that training in, get registered, find partners to ride with. Alas, yours truly will not be racing the lake this summer as…

the new bike dire wolf

New Bike Dire Wolf Collects his Miles

My new bike Dire Wolf is finally on the road and turning out miles and burning calories. I am very enthusiastic about this bike and I am finding it fun…

self check begin

Self Check Begin my Bicycle Crash

Self check begin. I can breath, good; I can feel all extremities, good; I do not believe I have broken any bones, good (though, never having broken a bone I…

Bike Pre-Ride Ritual

Bike Pre-Ride Ritual

In my last article I talked of my ritual after I get off of my bicycle, in this article we talk of the flip side, my bike pre-ride ritual. Bike…

A Key Component of My Post Ride Ritual!

Post Ride Ritual — Do You Have One?

Do you have post ride ritual? I do and I usually in a position to follow it. My post ride ritual serves as the reward for the effort and yes…

Over the Top Bike Ride 2014

Over the Top Bike Vacation

I just learned of a terrific event occurring this summer and I hope it will be a recurring event. That event is The Over the Top Bike Ride organized by…

Biking Starts

DST Starts Biking Starts!

With the arrival of daylight savings time in the USA I now have enough time to get in a meaningful bike ride after work. Yes, it is cold out (though…