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Saturday, June 25, 2011      0 comments

Friday was another good exercising day. I took it somewhat easy due to Saturday's long ride. The weather is very hot, but we're packing liquids and listening to the body. The nutrition seems to be slipping. Need to get really focused on it befor... Read more

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Friday, June 24, 2011      1 comments

It was a great day to go a bit longer on the bike and I did. 40+ miles in the heat, but everything was a OK. The body is amazing. Its ability to adapt to prolonged stressful situations is amazing. As long as we give it time to adapt, it does jus... Read more

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Thursday, June 23, 2011      2 comments

Some times life throws you lemons and you need to turn it into lemonade (not very original). Yesterday life threw me some lemons. First off, I woke up and it was thundering and pouring rain. Just wasn't going to let a bit of rain "wet my parade"... Read more

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011      2 comments

Did my daily bike ride in 100+ weather. Man it's hot. Fortunately, the body is getting used to it. I was able to pick up the speed and not feel at all pooped. Need help on the nutritional side. HOOAAA!!... Read more

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011      1 comments

Another day, another dollar!! Did the two workouts yesterday. I want my body to get used to the high temperatures in preparation for RAGBRAI. But boy was it hot yesterday. My Garmin posted 104.9 average temperature in the late afternoon. But bel... Read more

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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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