This weekend I did the Venus De Miles all-women's ride. There were three options- 30 miles, 64 miles, and 100 miles. With very limited time to train, the 100 mile option was out. Meanwhile, the short but intense rides I'd been doing all summer, towing the girls around in the Burley to swimming lessons, the … Continue reading Workout Wednesday Vol. 23: Event Recap-Venus de Miles 64 Mile Ride
A little maroon bike changed my life. I bought it exactly ten years ago, with my tax return and a little help from my parents. I enjoyed spin classes, I was injured from running and planning to do a triathlon someday, and I longed to be able to exercise outside the four stifling walls of … Continue reading I hit a turning point in my life when….
I thought I had put my fear of road biking behind me. My long-time readers (hi Mom!) may be sitting here like What you talkin' bout Willis, but there was a time, long before I started blogging when I was terrified of riding my bike anywhere near cars. So, early in my cycling career I … Continue reading There’s No Room For Fear in a Burley Trailer
Today brought very limited sleep (apparently Sweet Pea didn't care that I was trying to recover from a 14 miler) and an easy 40 minute spin on the trainer.This time, instead of watching something awesome on the iPad, which I am wont to do, I read. As per usual, I have an overdue library book, … Continue reading Mission Accountable Day 33: Recovery Spin and Reading
Today is Day 13 of the post-partum fitness experiment. I pushed snooze a mere two times before getting up. While I was drowsing, I heard Robbyn Hart of KBCO talking about some fancy alarm that doesn't let you press snooze. As in the the snooze button doesn't exist. She said that in order to turn … Continue reading Day 13