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Monday, June 20, 2011      0 comments

Father's Day turned out super!! First off, I went on my normal bike ride. I then went with my son to purchase him a new Apple computer. Was real proud of him cause he decided on the most modestly priced portables. Afterwards, I grilled some incr... Read more
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Sunday, June 19, 2011      2 comments

Tough biking day. Was on the bike for 4+ hours in 104 degree weather. Could not get enough liquids after the ride. But, we hung in there. All systems are a go. Dropped 3lbs for the week. HOOAAA!!... Read more
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Saturday, June 18, 2011      1 comments

Did two-a-days again. Would you believe that the average temperature for the afternoon ride was 109 degrees? I'm here to tell you that I was hot and very uncomfortable. But, we hung in there. Have to do these in order to be thoroughly prepared f... Read more
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Friday, June 17, 2011      1 comments

Did two-a-days yesterday. The 1st was in the morning and did 1.5 hrs with temperatures averaging in the 80's. My second ride was a killer. My Garmin had 105 degrees average for the 2.5 hour ride. Talk about feeling warm!!!!!!! But, I survived an... Read more
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Thursday, June 16, 2011      1 comments

Rode my new bike for the second time and had to cut it short. The saddle is hurting my butt. Don't know if it's the wrong saddle for me or if I just need to break it in. We shall see. Meanwhile we're making progress on the nutritional front. HOO... Read more
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Sunday, June 12, 2011      2 comments

Back into the biking groove again. Weather is in the high 90's so, the rides are challenging. Next week we do 5 consecutive days on long rides, in preparation for RAGBRAI. HOOAAA!!... Read more
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Friday, June 10, 2011      0 comments

After a 2-day break from exercising, I resumed biking shortly after completing 8.5 hours of driving from New Orleans. Sure felt good to be on the bike again, even if it was for a short ride. HOOAAA!!... Read more
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Thursday, June 09, 2011      1 comments

In spite of not doing any formal exercises, I had a super day. Did some touring around New Orleans with our German Exchange Student and met up with 2 of the most wonderful Spark Buddies anyone could ever meet. Wow, we had a great time. HOOAAA!!... Read more
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Wednesday, June 08, 2011      2 comments

In view of my 8 hour drive to New Orleans with our German Exchange Student, I took my first break from cycling in 220 days. Looks like I'll be off the bike until Friday. So, a bit of a very well deserved break from fitness. HOOAAA!!... Read more
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Tuesday, June 07, 2011      0 comments

Good day was had by me. Nutrition was good and exercise was challenging. Did some nasty hill repeats and survived. Getting ready to head out to New Orleans with our German Exchange Student. Give him a taste of "Cajun Country". In addition, I'll ... Read more
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Monday, June 06, 2011      0 comments

Had a super Sunday. Did my 2+ hours on the bike, went to say thank you to the "Big Guy", cleaned by bike, had a nice get together for Cuchi's work friends, and behaved myself. Not bad. HOOAAA!!... Read more
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Sunday, June 05, 2011      3 comments

Long bike ride yesterday with 4+ hours on the bike and plenty of climbing to keep it interesting. Was happy to get home and take a long shower. Always feel so good after having completed a long ride. But most importantly, it allows me to eat mor... Read more
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Saturday, June 04, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday was a good day. Exercised for 2+ hours and ate nutritionally. It's getting hotter and hotter in South Texas. Very tempting to stay indoors, but we're not even thinking of doing that. HOOAAA!!... Read more
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Friday, June 03, 2011      1 comments

It was the day for hill repeats and repeats we did. 40+ standing short hill repeats. Not easy, but good for you. One of these days I will learn to like them. I let the healthy nutrition slide a bit yesterday. Have to get back on the wagon today.... Read more
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Thursday, June 02, 2011      1 comments

Knee and back are almost back to normal. I'm going to test them today while doing some hill repeats. Have to be careful with portion control. Eating right, but eating more than what I should. Hope to drop 5 lbs in June and do a bunch of biking. ... Read more

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