I mulled over Steve's offer, glanced at my 61-year old legs and wondered if they'd be able to compete against these guys who were significantly younger and stronger. "I have a snowball's chance in hell!"
While relaxing this Memorial Day somewhere on Florida’s sandy shores (location is top secret so the Social Distancing Police don’t harass me) I thought I’d share my thoughts about e-bikes. After all, the world is waiting with bated breath to read my thought-provoking insights or maybe they’re hungry for anything other than COVID-19 news! Get … Continue reading E-Bikes…My Thoughts
I'm using the same training regimen I used at 50 and IT IS NOT WORKING at 61.
I decided to give Zwift a go, perhaps hoping it would unlock some magical winter mojo inside me that TrainerRoad had not. Out of the box, Zwift is a cool concept. It’s visually stimulating, you’re riding with others, and you can customize your account and rider as you advance. So what didn’t I like? During … Continue reading Zwift? I’ll stick with TrainerRoad
Varia is a great tool that’s easy to use and feels like I have a riding partner who is vigilant in guarding my “six.”
With Christmas around the corner and winter weather here to stay, I thought I’d take a moment to write about why I enjoy cycling this time of year. By December, I’ve taken my foot off the gas, figuratively speaking, and enjoy riding for the sake of the ride. Typically I ride solo which adds to … Continue reading Winter Riding: Fresh Perspective
There's so much I could write about...the unique weather, my flat, the JDRF cyclists, the coaches...Instead, I want to share a story that involves a lonely road, a family, and 15-miles out of 100.
When I began cycling back around 1983, I was single, young, and had virtually no responsibilities. I could roll out of bed, throw on some bike clothes and be spinniong down the road in no time flat. Nowadays, it's more like trying to get a diva on stage to perform.
Good news and bad news about my '73 ItalVega
The course was a rolling 1.6-mile loop and the race officials advised us that slower riders would be pulled for safety reasons.
"God," I prayed, "I hope that won't be me!"