these wheels keep spinning around…

Life seems to be on fast-forward since returning from Utah, so here's some catch-up on bike-related things. I've been riding a lot in preparation for some big summer rides, and it's been quite enjoyable. I didn't ride much in March, thanks to the Utah trip taking up the lion's share…

peace, love & understanding

I really couldn't think of words to say how I felt about the terrible event in Boston yesterday. It was numbing. It made me angry. That any person or people would have such disregard for humanity, for joy, for happiness - it's simply impossible to comprehend. Whatever message was trying…

building it back up

All of the time in Utah set back my cycling training heading into the summer - a.k.a. "big ride" season. I had planned on two weeks off, but not three, so the rust is evident when I ride. Yes, my recent rides have shown decent performance, with strong climbing. But…

recovery

I've been back from Utah for a little over a week, and I still feel like I'm recovering from the weight of it all. Life is full of challenges. Some of them are planned, others not so much. When the two sides collide, it takes a lot of energy to…