Tag Archives: cycling

The Vindicator Kicked My Bootay

As I mentioned last week, I’m participating in the  Abominable Expressnowman Challenge. “Challenge” is a good way to describe Saturday’s workout. I hopped on the bike and set up Vindicator. When the screen showed me the elevation gains, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Sundays With Lenny

I have some friends I know from the gym. All of us embrace the active lifestyle and for the past few years we’ve met  EARLY on Sunday mornings for a bike ride. We roll out at 6 a.m. in order … Continue reading

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Snapshot Saturday: Femme Fondo

Leiper’s Fork, Tennessee, where have you been all my life? Today was my first trip to this little slice of Heaven located about 45 minutes from my home. A group of friends and I rode the Femme Fondo, a women’s … Continue reading

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Making a Move: Event #3

As I’ve shared before, my goal this year is to complete all five events in Nashville’s Making a Move women’s series. I limped through the first event: the Girls on the Run 5k. In hindsight, I had no business doing … Continue reading

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I Heart My Bike Mechanic

When I tell you I’m a bicycling novice, I mean it. The bike is my least favorite component of the triathlon. I have a fear of crashing and I don’t know enough about the bike’s mechanics. Regarding the fear of … Continue reading

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Making a Move

Yesterday I bared all and shared with you my time for my first post-surgery, one-mile walk. I’m staying the course because I have signed up to walk a 5K on May 4 and I am doing everything I can to … Continue reading

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I Got A Laugh Out of Getting the Finger

I spend a fair amount of time on the roads both as a runner and a cyclist. So when I’m in my car and see a fellow runner or cyclist, I try to be ultra careful and provide plenty of … Continue reading

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For My Cycling Buddie

On Saturday I took my final long bike ride prior to this weekend’s triathlon. The bike is my weakest tri component. Last year I started cycling one month before my first (and so far only) tri. I rode a borrowed … Continue reading

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Why Can’t I?

Actual conversation that took place this week. Friend: Have you lost weight? Pam: Yes Friend: I mean, a lot of weight? Pam: Yep, almost 80 pounds since January 2009. Friend: How? I told her a little bit about what I’m … Continue reading

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Pedal Power!

I’m a cycling newbie. I did one triathlon last year. It was a fundraiser for the YMCA I belong to. It was VERY beginner friendly, non-competitive, and had fewer than 20 participants.  Until three weeks before the event I hadn’t … Continue reading

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