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Friday, August 05, 2011      0 comments

The heat is making the bike rides very interesting. We're expecting 100+ weather for the next several days. Just can't wait to get into the air conditioning after finishing the rides. How did our ancestors survive w/o ac? They sure were some tou... Read more
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      3 comments

Back to the grind. Preparing for the end of August Hotter than Hell 100 bike ride. I'm sure that the heat will be cause for concern, but with continued training, all systems should be a go by then. Have to watch my nutrition between now and then... Read more
Saturday, July 30, 2011      2 comments

Spent an incredible 7 days biking in the beautiful state of IOWA, as part of RAGBRAI. The weather was miserably hot and humid. The biking was challenging with its numerous climbs. But overall, it was an incredible experience. Over 500 miles i... Read more
Saturday, July 23, 2011      3 comments

Ready for the bus ride to RAGBRAI'S start town. I know it's going to be a blast. Seven care-free days of bike riding. It just doesn't get much better. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Friday, July 22, 2011      0 comments

Arrived in Iowa this afternoon and am ready to head towards tomorrow's bus ride to RAGBRAI's start town. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Thursday, July 21, 2011      0 comments

Left the house at 7AM and arrived at Wichita, KS at 5:00PM. That's 10 hours of driving. Talk about a sore butt. Half way to Iowa for RAGBRAI. Should be in Glenwood tomorrow afternoon. HOOAAA!! ... Read more
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      1 comments

Packing for RAGBRAI is almost complete. Have to change bike tires and clean the bike, then I'll be set to go. Can't wait. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      1 comments

Did my last long ride before RAGBRAI. Controlling my nutrition and staying focused. Will pack tomorrow for the 11-day trip. Can't wait. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Monday, July 18, 2011      2 comments

Another hot day, another hot ride. While many will complain about the weather. I feel it challenging to get out tere and be one of the few exercising , in spite of the weather. Grows hair on my chest. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Sunday, July 17, 2011      1 comments

Tough ride yesterday. Temperatures were above 100 with a lot of humidity. Got spoiled by Lake Tahoe's beautiful weather. It's now back to reality. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Saturday, July 16, 2011      0 comments

Last day of vacation was OK. Did my exercises and spent half the day traveling. Arrived home past midnight. Needless to say, our dogs went bananas. Had a great tie in Lake Tahoe. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Friday, July 15, 2011      1 comments

Did my exercises and finally did a bit of gambling. What a waste. I say it all the time, "why throw money away". But, I do it whenever I go to a casino. It was enjoyable, had a good time with the wife, but would rather ahve kept the money in the... Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2011      0 comments

Did my exercises and went on a super boat ride around Lake Tahoe. What an incredible lake. Wife and son thoroughly enjoyed seeing the marvelous sights. So far, have stayed away from the gambling. Have long that will last nobody knows. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      0 comments

Continued my exercise regimen. After working out, the gang and I rented a car and drove 72 miles around Lake Tahoe. Breathtaking would be an understatement. What incredible sites. We even stopped at a neat little restaurant along the water for l... Read more
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      0 comments

Did some challenging workouts yesterday and went to the "beach" with the gang. This lake is bigger than big. But, much too cold to go into. Too bad. Wanted to get wet. Anyway, it was still a great day. HOOAAA!!... Read more

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