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Of course you hurt, it's supposed to hurt. So keep pedalling!
7/7/2014 6:49:45 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Part 1: A Bicycle is a Unicycle with a Training Wheel When I was 14 years-old I decided I wanted to work on my balance. I bought a Schwinn unicy...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

I really need to eat that much?!
6/25/2014 8:59:29 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been tracking my food on and off for a while again now, but a pattern has emerged. Monday and Tuesday I stay within a good range (or what I thoug...  Read more

ZENNITH

Bike Ride Back to the Past
6/24/2014 12:42:43 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Part 1: A Little History On January 29th I had reconstructive ankle surgery that took a lot out of me. I was in a cast for 6 weeks, which seeme...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

Fed Up!
6/16/2014 7:26:26 PM,  18 COMMENTS

OK, that's it. I've had it with myself. No more excuses. No more "oh I'll do better," "things will get better once I start feeling better emotionally,...  Read more

FATGIRLRUNN

Rehab, Run, Ride, Lift and Track - Sounds Easy
6/14/2014 1:16:44 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Part 1: Fighting to Lose Weight and Get Back in Shape I know exactly the time and date that I was last in great shape. On August 19th 2011 at 12...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

BLC 25 Week 6
6/10/2014 7:37:56 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I am starting to get settled in our new place and learn my way around. Am also starting to explore the area a bit. I haven't exercised as much as I...  Read more

CRUZ4U

Barrhaven Run for Rogers house.
6/9/2014 6:11:18 AM,  5 COMMENTS

This year I decided to help out rather than run. I zoomed over to help with distribution of race kits immediately after work. I got my course assignme...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

A Bike Trail with No Name - Riding Big Nimby
6/1/2014 11:30:24 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Part 1: No Name Trail Glenwood Canyon was cut by the mighty Colorado River. Years ago there was a town of "No Name", which is now a rest stop. ...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

Part 2: Renewing a 2007 Specialized Stumpjumper Pro Disc - Little Stumpy is done!
5/29/2014 10:45:24 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Background In 2012, the major bike manufactures stop producing high-end 26" wheeled mountain bikes. Currently, 99% of mountain bikes for sale in...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

Part 1: Renewing a 2007 Specialized Stumpjumper Pro DIsc - Little Stumpy Touch-up Paint
5/14/2014 11:39:31 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Part 1: Justifying an Irrational Decision - Rebuilding a Bike Ready for the Scrap Heap I tend to write very long blogs. I really appreciate when...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

Bike Junkies Fest - You Have to Be Tough if You are Going to Be Stupid
5/8/2014 12:54:32 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Part 1: Favorite Bike Shop I have never been in a bike shop that I didn't like. But some are better than others. My favorite bike shop is in Gol...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

The science of every day.
5/3/2014 5:49:11 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I tend to be the one who does home work with “Little Bug”. He is challenged when it comes to reading and writing. He is quite bright but his little br...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

BLC 25 Start
5/2/2014 9:36:10 PM,  7 COMMENTS

We are in week 1 of the Biggest Loser Challenge (BLC) round 25. I am aiming to complete the fitness streak for this challenge (work out at least 20 m...  Read more

CRUZ4U

Sometimes we have a tendency to over think things.
5/2/2014 6:59:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

As I was browsing through my emails this am I came across a link post by a friend that suggested sometimes we tend to over think things. This idea fou...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

Habits
4/28/2014 1:21:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

After being off track with food last week, I was reminding myself of a few things this morning: 1) It's much easier to stay within the calorie ra...  Read more

CATHM26

Death Throes of the 26 and Little Stumpy
4/27/2014 6:56:00 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Part 1: The Epoch of the 26" Mountain Bike (1981 to 2011) ep·och (noun) A particular period of time marked by distinctive features, events, etc....  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

memorial
4/20/2014 10:48:48 AM,  5 COMMENTS

We held the memorial for my nephew yesterday (Easter Saturday). It was very nice and went very well. Organizing and preparing have require quite a bit...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

One just does what one can do.
4/17/2014 11:54:11 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I did not sleep much last night; well, even less than normal. I had to put some images into video file for the memorial for my brother’s son. My brot...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

An Everlasting Work in Progress: Reflections on a Year of Maintenance
4/16/2014 9:41:56 PM,  55 COMMENTS

(from www.fatgirlrunn.com/2/post/2014/04/an-ever
lasting-work-in-progress-reflections-o
n-a-year-of-maintenance.html) One year ago today,...  Read more

FATGIRLRUNN

Remember to do those little things
4/12/2014 2:56:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

You just never know what some small little action will lead to sftimes.co/?id=388&src=share_fb_new_388...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

The Forth wise man Reposted form 2010
4/11/2014 6:49:15 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Hope no one will mind but today I am reposting to past blog. Never sure if the forth wise man is a Christmas or Easter story, but it was in my thought...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

Chi Running Series reposted by request
4/5/2014 9:02:16 AM,  4 COMMENTS

This duplicates a post I did some time ago (Years) it is part one of a multi-part blog. The link at the end points to part 2 of the original set and...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

What happens the day after we meet a goal?
4/2/2014 10:43:55 PM,  7 COMMENTS

not much if you don't plan for that also 20 ! I think I was so unsure of getting to the goal - I never thought about the "after"! I've been...  Read more

RUNNINGOLLIE

Foot injury?
4/1/2014 11:10:10 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Over the last several days, I've had some pain in the bottom part of my foot, right in the arch area. It hurts when I walk, but it's kind of inconsis...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

Triggers
4/1/2014 3:46:55 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I exercise quite a lot and after a horrible dull winter (I think I have SAD but that's another story) a lot of colds and illnesses I am back to exerci...  Read more

ZENNITH

Back to normal, healthy routine today
3/31/2014 9:50:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

This past week was a crazy week. After running 7 miles the previous Sunday, the following week sucked as far as getting any kind of running or other...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

Moving through changes
3/29/2014 12:09:13 AM,  3 COMMENTS

This week’s major digression from my normal everyday life has been to assist my brother and sister in law with organizing a memorial. Many people on b...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

Getting out from behind the camera
3/28/2014 10:15:09 PM,  16 COMMENTS

So it's been a long time since I have blogged (almost a year) and a few things have changed :) Meet Andrew: (here he is picking out his first l...  Read more

RUNNINGOLLIE

7 miles!!
3/24/2014 9:02:44 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday I accomplished something that was a HUGE milestone for me: I ran 7 miles! Last year, I signed up to do a 7-mile race that would take pl...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

We all inspire each other!
3/21/2014 9:01:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Since I became vegan four years ago and started my running journey, two of my friends have become vegan because they saw what it did for me and they w...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

My Last Deployment
3/21/2014 2:18:37 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well...not to my surprise, I didn't get as much time as I had hoped to get in shape for my last mobilization with the Navy Reserves. Things were busy...  Read more

FOLTZJP

New goals
3/19/2014 12:55:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

As I wrote the other day, my plans to run a half-marathon in May have changed. I've had a couple of delays which have put a wrench in my training pro...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

Change of plans
3/17/2014 9:07:37 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I was sick over the weekend. At first I thought it was my allergies acting up, but over the last several days I've had a horrible cough and congestio...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

Fall, get up, keep going!
3/14/2014 10:09:35 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday was a gorgeous day! It was sunny and in the 40's. Signs of spring have finally arrived! The snow is melting, and although things are stil...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

Week 5 of half-marathon training
3/12/2014 1:43:17 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm doing Week 5 of my half-marathon training. Because I fell behind during the recovery of my concussion, I skipped Weeks 2 and 4. Week 2 consisted...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

Physical Therapy and Mean Little Stumpy
3/12/2014 12:16:53 AM,  16 COMMENTS

PART 1: Six Casts in Five Weeks I had reconstructive surgery on my right ankle on January 29th. On March 3rd I went into the orthopedic office to...  Read more

SPEEDYDOG

I ran a 10K!
3/10/2014 9:44:08 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yesterday was week 3 of my half-marathon training program. I was supposed to run 6 miles. Since this was the first week back to running since I took...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

3000 calorie day
3/9/2014 3:19:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I managed to eat more than 3000 calories yesterday... oops. But, I tracked all of it, so that's a plus I guess. I ate breakfast, then went to a b...  Read more

CATHM26

The second worst thing(s)
3/7/2014 5:14:46 AM,  16 COMMENTS

As some of you will know, on February 28 2014, my nephew was shot and killed by the local police. His mom called 911 because he was angry and aggressi...  Read more

PAPAMIKIE

Running again and creating a web page
3/3/2014 4:38:25 PM,  0 COMMENTS

The headaches from the concussion I sustained almost two weeks ago are completely gone. Not running these last couple of weeks have been horrible. R...  Read more

RUNNINGVEGANMOM

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