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First Century of the Year

Luke, Ryan and I rode what would be my first century of the year yesterday and as you might expect I have a few points to make.  First Luke and I drove to Mitchelsville to meet Ryan.  We pulled and … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned from LETTS

A few months ago a few Southern Illinois cyclists started a series of Time Trials called Little Egypt Time Trial Series.  It’s totally low key, unsanctioned, fun racing.  I expected a group of maybe 10-15 riders and hoped that maybe … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day Comrades

I had a few options for riding this fine Labor Day.  A couple of mountain bike options and my parents were doing a hilly road bike ride from Eddyville.  After some consideration I decided to ride with my Mom and … Continue reading

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A Fine Day in the Woods

Sunday morning is the traditional weigh in for the Matt and Shauna weight loss competition, I won for a second week in a row.  I’m still trailing Shauna by about 50 dollars, but I could come back.  I lost 2.5 … Continue reading

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Ghosts From My Past

I went down to the Burg Comic Con today after work.  It’s a yearly comic book gathering convention thing put on by some local people.  They’ve worked hard taking it from a handful of people to much larger crowds.  It … Continue reading

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2015 Weight Loss

Well the first quarter is over so I thought we’d take a look at the 2015 weight loss. As you can see Shauna has taken a commanding lead of 7 pounds.  She’s down 20 for the year and I’m down … Continue reading

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I Can’t Even Pretend to Be Fast and Skinny on the Internet…

So this winter I’ve been doing a fair amount of indoor training using Zwift.  Just in case you missed it Zwift is a virtual riding environment that computes the power you’re generating from your trainer and converts that into a … Continue reading

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