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Crossfit: Try #3

Back in October I mentioned very discreetly that I might be giving Crossfit ago and a week later I did just that, I gave it a “go.” My better half fell in love with the sport and I couldn’t walk right for 4 days. This is when friends would chime in saying that it was my first true activity since cracking my patella and that…

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Colorado Winter Cycling

Staying Motivated During the Polar Vortex and Colorado Winters

I need to confess, I haven’t been riding my bike as you can probably tell from the lack of updates and Strava achievements. In the cold and dark I’ve been turning to running and exploring the trails near my home. While this isn’t ideal for a content on a cycling specific site it is ideal for my happiness. My 2014 goals include no bike races…

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Cycling with Epilepsy

Halley was featured earlier this year in the Motivational Monday series. I personally pulled a lot of inspiration from her and asked her to write an article for BSG on cycling with epilepsy. Give the article a read and then visit her blog to follow along her journey. When you are triaged at the emergency room or picked up by the ambulance after a bicycle…

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Rainbow Hunting

Commuting, Setbacks and Motivation

Last week I committed to commuting 1,000 miles in August. Not less than 12 hours after typing that post I woke up swollen, looking like a chipmunk, in great pain from a tooth that later that day would need to be removed. After a dentist visit, one less tooth and one more hole in my head I spent most of Friday through Sunday being lazy…

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30 Days of Biking Starts Today!

April 1st brings bad jokes, hints of spring and a great program called 30 Days of Biking. 30 Days of Biking, whose fourth year begins April 1, has one rule: Bike somewhere every day for 30 days—around the block, 20 miles to work, whatever suits you—then share your adventures online. Take the pledge with me and enjoy your April on two wheels. Personally, this is…

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Riding in the Rain

Staying Motivate to Ride in 36º Rain

Yesterday I only had a couple things on tap I needed to achieve outside out of the house. #1 Errands to prepare for being on the road traveling this week #2 A fartlek of a ride between 1-1.5 hours (anything to get me off the trainer!) As I looked at my forecast of the day it was freezing rain and wind. I decided that I…

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