Who’s up for a ride down the center lane?
Just discovered Iron Riders, a lively story of the only bicycle corps the U.S. Army ever authorized. Using buffalo soldiers, this 1890s African-American unit conducted drills and exercises on wheels. They rode into Northern Montana on muddy trails and toured Yellowstone on their 100-pound iron bicycles. […]
Houston rain gives new meaning to sharing the road.
Met this cyclist during the L.A. Fun Ride. I had never seen such a bike, and while other cyclist gathered around to hear him proudly talked about it, he gladly said it was okay for me to take his picture. Note: my bike is the blue one in the background, above his right shoulder. I Read more about Man Power[…]
Los Angeles has a plethora of fun activities. Just think, the ocean, mountains, desert, and vineyards are all within two hours of each other. Then again, there is also a plethora of congested traffic, lack of easy public transportation, and free time. Those challenges tend to keep people close to home squashing any adventurous spirit. Read more about Travel Tues – L.A. Fun Ride[…]
Day 13 motto – Bring Your A Game. Why? Because it’s important to remember that anyone, at any age, can bring their A Game. For those in my age group (50+) … don’t use age as an excuse from creating a thriving life because time and wisdom do have benefits, especially if you are embracing an Read more about Day 13 – Bring Your A Game[…]
Done with week 3 of training, and already encountered a few physical set-backs. The week started with a strained right bicep tendon, making it impossible to swim freestyle and quite painful to ride longer than 30 miles. Not wanting to loose training time, my swim has consisted of kicking and the breast strokes. Thinking positive, Read more about Can somebody find my teeth?[…]
Welcome to my personal site. Okay, I did it. I signed up for the ’10 Arizona Ironman, and yesterday I bought “Training plans for Multisport Athletes”. No turning around now. Please, please, please pray for me. From now till November will be a wild ride. Good news. I am dedicating each leg of the race Read more about Hello world![…]