Category: Whimsical

The Flat Tire Project

A flat tire fix should be just that. But sometimes it becomes a project. The scenario: My wife, her brother and his wife wanted to go to a huge plant store. For me this rates slightly above watching re runs of Mr. Rogers. With a free hour to two...

Mishigas

My mother in law had a great phrase to describe her live and let live attitude:  “Everyone has their own mishigas (craziness)”. So too with the people I ride with.   While some of it is annoying, most of it is just interesting. My wife is usually the only...

Body Parts vs. Reality Factor

Oh yes, that is exactly where I am going. Being 61 and wanting to ride like I am 21 (okay, I’ll take 35 if I must), reminds me of body parts. So, I did lose 3 pounds. It would have been easier to buy a lighter bike, but there...

Its Too Hot, I’m Freezing

The thermometer is 88 degrees (no not celsius). I’m freezing. I guess there a just days like this. The paceline is all weird too. The leader is cruising at 22 mph, but the last guy (# 10) is is only going at 17 mph. I am pedaling uphill and...

10 mile climb – fresh muffins – down down down

Okay, okay, I know may of you have climbed hills 10 miles or more in the course of your riding adventures. Feel free to add your comments, if you wish. Back to Hadley, Ma (see 11 mile paceline). On another ride we did an unusual 10 mile climb. The...

Syntax

You are not going too slow. You are doing a recovery pace on purpose. You are not going too fast. This is your training ride. You are not lost. You are exploring. You are not tired. You are just smelling the roses. You are not bonking. Yes, you are....

The Worst Thing About Group Rides

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