A few years ago, I was diagnosed with depression, although, considering how much some others suffer, it really isn’t that serious at all. I do have medication but, I’ll admit that, when I’m feeling fine, I tend to forget to take them. I seem to coast for a bit without the medication and then, the coasting … More Struggling to Keep Cycling
As a MAMIL (Middle Aged Man In Lycra), I know all about fashion (in that I want to look like I know what I’m doing so I dress like I belong with real cyclists). However, although the material that is used to create bike shorts comes in a variety of colours and designs and therefore, … More Bike Shorts, Not Just for Fashion
“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” “Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” “I like things to happen. And if they don’t happen, I like to make them happen.” “This is no time for ease and … More Inspirational Quotes from an Unexpected Source
On Sunday, I forgot that I was going to post a reminder for #30DaysOfBiking which would have been one week before the start of the challenge. So, although a couple of days late, let’s talk about it anyway. Your bike has been sitting in the garage for a few months now but (and here I … More Prepping for #30DaysOfBiking
I think this morning was the first time that I have been yelled at from a car because of my front light. The yell came from an oncoming car in the far lane so they weren’t close enough to threaten me but it did cause me to think about the light. The incident occurred at … More Is My Bright, Blinking Headlight Bothering You?
I’ve been participating in the #30DaysOfBiking challenge for the past couple of years with improving success: in 2015, I biked 16 days and in 2016 and 2017, I biked 24 of the 30 days of April. This year, I hope to bring the number of days closer to 30 (which includes cycling all 30 days … More #30DaysOfBiking (2018 Edition) to Start Soon
Cyclists in the summer are all over the place but after the cold sets in and snow covers the ground, cyclists are a rare sight. If, when I get to the Ramsey Lake path, where winter cyclists have been spotted in the past and I see tire tracks in the snow, I stop, dismount quietly … More Hunting Winter Cyclists