The new saddle continued to hurt. Fortunately, I had a flat tire. The latter forced me to finish my ride quicker than programmed. Did well on the nutritional side. HOOAAA!!
Day's Caloric Deficit - 854
Week's Caloric Deficit - 7,280
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Had a tough time on the bike ride today. Bought a new saddle and it is making my butt real sore. It's a Brooks saddle and it will take a bit of riding before it molds itself to my rear. On the nutritional side, I seem to be wandering dangerousl... Read more
Hung tough with the exercise. Did 2.5+ hours on the bike, with cold and heavy winds. Was doing great nutritionally until a package arrived, from our former German Exchange Student, filled with incredible chocolates. I broke down and had some. Lu... Read more
The high winds and the pouring rain made for an interesting bike ride. Nutritionally we did OK. Went a bit over the daily allowance, but the the high calorie burn more than made up for it. Overall, a good day. HOOAAA!!
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Started the week right. Did 2+ hours on the bike and some strength exercises. I ate healthy and was conscious of my calorie input, in spite of the football playoffs. Overall, a successful Sunday. HOOAAA!!
Day's Caloric Deficit - 2,066
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It was a fitting way to end a super week. Biked 54 plus miles and ate extremely healthy and well within the boundaries. End result for a week of being a good boy is a 6 pound loss. HOOAAA!!
Caloric Deficit -3,704
Week's Caloric Deficit... Read more
Did a stretch ride, in preparation for tomorrow's long ride. Felt good. On the nutritional side, ate too many peanuts and almonds. Ended up with a small caloric deficit. HOOAAA!!
Caloric Deficit - 237
Week's Caloric Deficit - 10,435
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A good riding day, having done 2+ easy hours. Nutritionally, I was challenged. Went for an evening meeting at a Mexican restaurant. All those attending the meeting ordered, cheese enchiladas, flour tortillas, chicken and beef fajitas, etc. I hun... Read more
Had another great day of challenging exercise and healthy eating. Pushed my bike ride a bit and ended up with 42+ miles in under 3 hours in wind and hilly terrain. I stuck to the nutritional plan and did very well. Momma would be proud of her ha... Read more
Who loves you Baby? What a super day. Great ride, beautiful day and healthy eating was what this day is all about. Feeling mighty good. HOOAAA!!
Caloric Deficit - 2,393
Week's Caloric Deficit - 6,025
Goal - 7,000... Read more
Was all set for a great day, until I visited the Air Force Base and noticed that the healthy food kiosk was closed. Nothing else but unhealthy stuff. Since I was totally starving, had to settle for less than ideal. Luckily, I burned close to 2,... Read more
Started off the year right with a large caloric deficit and a good 2-hour bike ride. Stuck to the plan. HOOAAA!!
Caloric Deficit - 2,481
Goal for Week - 7,000... Read more
Welcome 2012!! I needed a big change and this is it. Since Thanksgiving I went up in weight to the tune of 15 lbs. I hadn't weight myself in until yesterday and was flabbergasted at what the scale showed. And this in spite of biking almost every... Read more
Year End Stats
What a great biking year it has been. I completed several organized rides ranging from 62 to 100-milers, did RAGBRAI for the first time, and truly enjoyed riding my bikes. At the end of it all:
Total Miles: 10,595
Total Rides: 344
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A Spanglish Night Before Christmas
'Twas the Night before Christmas & all through the Casa,
Not a Creature was stirring, Caramba! Que pasa?
Los Ninos were all tucked in their Camas,
Some in long Underwear, some in Piyamas,
While Mami worked late in her little Cocina,
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