workout log: 31 august 2006

Activity: road cycling Location: Dupont Circle > Hains Point Distance: 19.2 miles (flat) Duration: 1:03 Weather: overcast and blustery, 73 degrees Avg HR: 155 (max 182) Type: aerobic Some laps around Hains Point, done partly because I felt the need for a ride, partly because it's gonna rain cats-and-dogs for…

thirteen years ago….

Before August wraps up, I guess I should note the thirteenth anniversary of my arrival on the east coast of the United States. In August 1993, I packed up most of my worldly possessions into my red 1989 Dodge Raider and a U-Haul trailer and headed east to Connecticut -…

workout log: 27 august 2006

Activity: road cycling Location: Dupont Circle > White Flint, MD Distance: 29.3 miles (slightly hilly) Duration: 1:32 Weather: overcast and muggy, 89 degrees Avg HR: 152 (max 175) Type: aerobic An out-and-back ride on Beach Drive. I kept a good spin the whole time and really enjoyed myself on the…

workout log: 25 august 2006

Activity: road cycling Location: Georgetown University > Potomac/Avenel, MD Distance: 29.7 miles (moderately hilly) Duration: 1:33 Weather: warm, sunny and hazy, 92 degrees Avg HR: 165 (max 180) Type: aerobic Solo ride that I squeezed into my post-work routine, as I'm on campus all day tomorrow for new student orientation…

workout log: 22 august 2006

Activity: road cycling Location: Dupont Circle > Potomac/Avenel, MD Distance: 31.8 miles (moderately hilly) Duration: 1:39 Weather: warm and clear, 86 degrees Avg HR: 166 (max 187) Type: aerobic PPTC "Downtown Breakaway" ride. A good crowd this evening - almost 20 showed up. The sun is going down earlier and…

workout log: 20 august 2006

Activity: road cycling Location: Dupont Circle > Potomac/Avenel, MD Distance: 36.1 miles (moderately hilly) Duration: 2:00 Weather: warm and muggy, 86 degrees Avg HR: n/a Type: aerobic PPTC "A Quick One, Starting In The City" ride, led be me - at least part way. Y'see, I had a bit of…

workout log: 19 august 2006

Activity: road cycling Location: Poolesville, MD > Jefferson, MD Distance: 58.8 miles (hilly) Duration: 3:09 Weather: warm and muggy, 87 degrees Avg HR: 165 (max 188) Type: aerobic Potomac Pedalers "Poolesville Pool & Picnic Ride." A great ride with a great picnic and swim after the finish. I rode at…

random stuff in my life

Some randomness from Friday: While walking in Georgetown around noon, I saw a family that was a spitting image of the Weasley family from the Harry Potter books and films. Ma, pa, and at least six children (one of whom was a girl), all with shockingly red ginger hair. I…
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