Start of 2012 Biking

Back on the bike today to start training for another MS150 ride coming up in May. Please donate to help me reach my $300 goal to fight Multiple Sclerosis. SHARE: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share […]

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My niece, Lindsay, says she and her husband are in, so it’s a go! Commit to join us on the Frisco, Texas to Texas Motor Speedway Bike MS ride in May, 2012, by registering for only $10.25 on 10/25.  Then subscribe to […]

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Back to Basics

Loaded bicycle touring allows you time to slow down and enjoy the basics. You pack life’s essentials on a simple human-powered machine and set out at a pace fast enough to cover great distances, yet slow enough to feel connected […]

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Track your Progress

Keep a log of your rides, and you might be surprised how fast your speed and endurance progress. Something almost magical happens when you record the results of your efforts. Here is a simple Excel spreadsheet you can download for […]

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Group Ride

Joining our church cycling club for a ride on the Frisco Highline Trail, our five- and eight-year-olds experienced their first group ride. Leading at first, before stopping to drink and ponder the trucks and mountains of gravel at a quarry, […]

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Interest in bicycling is growing across the United States. The United States Bicycle Route System (USBRS) aims to “connect America through a network of numbered interstate bicycle routes.” Check out this map to see if your state is participating, where […]

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Helping People Bicycle

Helping people bicycle for fun, fitness, travel, and adventure! I want to teach and inform, and inspire and encourage you. Follow me to learn more about: Safe routes Tips, pointers, and inspiration Slow-is-okay fitness rides Over-night touring trips Comment or […]

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Getting away for a cycling adventure doesn’t have to require oodles of time and money. You can plan an inexpensive, weekend trip right from your front door, like this three day trip from Springfield, Missouri through the Mark Twain National […]

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Family Bike Rides

Family bike rides are terrific for spending quality time together! They’re social, educational, active, and memorable. Ride around the neighborhood, or take a picnic and explore trails at a park. Kids of all ages will have fun feeling more grown […]

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ERK, IRK, or URK?

“ERK!” my son shouts out as we pass the remains of something dead lying on the side of the road. “No, that was definitely an IRK,” I reply. “I’m pretty sure it was an URK,” my other son chimes in. […]

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