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Out for Lunch!

Nice to be back on the bike. Lunch ride and, since I’m retired, lunch is whenever I want and for however long I want. So there. I goofed though. Out here in the prairies, unless you are planning a longer...

Time to ride!

Managed to get out for a rip with my #lionessofflanders @soniapensaert today. She completed her Saskatoon Half Marathon yesterday and needed to spin out her legs. So off we went to #mybackyard @ridingmountai...

Breaking the Chain

Currently on my nightstand - “Breaking the Chain - Drugs and Cycling: The True Story” by Willy Voet. I have only just opened this book, but reportedly it is “A moving and spirited account of lying and cheati...

Perfect Storm

So what is a perfect storm? Like Wikileakiepedia and the Googlies say: it is when a specific set of conditions comes together in a rare opportunity to combine and produce an event that is potentially catastr...

My New Friend from Scotland

My new friend from Scotland is waiting to show me some love. She has been mellowing for twelve years in a handmade oak cask, but I am sure she has some bite. Looking forward to her kiss on my lips. Anyway, a...

In Gratitude

This is an odd message, and one that I don’t want you to think is only spurred on by the events occurring all over the globe today. I want all of my family members far and wide, distant and close, to know that ...

Good Swim Today!

Took a break for three days and although the shoulder discomfort is still there, it’s not worse. They say a bad habit is developed very rapidly and it takes about 10,000 repetitions of a singular motion to r...

Swim Swam

So today I shaved a full minute and a half off of my swim time over the same distance swam yesterday and the day before. On Tuesday, in my new @speedo nana-nana’s I did admit that I felt slippery and faster....

Skunk River

Good ride today. Today was a foundation ride, which is an effort that usually follows a harder effort and is often at lower wattages, but the sustained effort is longer with shorter breaks. Meant to be sort...