Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2011’

Why do I ride?

Cycling Sunset Through Trees

When tubby here was playing with his girls, I could not catch my breath after just 10 minutes of playing with them. I said enough is enough, so I researhed on things I could do because of my surgeries. Cycling seemed like the best option. My wife first got me a stationary and about a month later I picked up …

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My First Group Ride

Group Ride Lafayette La

Writers Note: Yes, I have moved. It was great posting at Cajun Cyclist but Alex asked for me to post here…so here I am. Figured it would not over load their site with my dribble. Before anyone ask, no I do not use Jed as my endurance trainer (but would if I could) so this is just merely entertainment for …

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Southern Comfort

Cycling Tractor

Sure you have the chance to be mauled by a bear or a mountain lion up north (would not be much fun), but what scares me most is pea gravel. Just think, with those big mountains come big descents( I love descents by the way). You coming down doing about 40 mph and hit a patch of pea gravel, I …

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I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.