Guerrilla Gravity Pedälhead

I hinted at this awhile back, but ever since last year, I’ve been sloooooowly working on building a Guerrilla Gravity Pedälhead.

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The Salsa Bucksaw I’ve been riding is a great, fun bike…but leaves a bit to be desired in Pisgah … Read the rest “Guerrilla Gravity Pedälhead”

I Did It

As part of my recovery from acute myeloid leukemia, I set some fitness goals for myself. Early goals were more running and general fitness related. I ran a 5k. I ran a few more 5k’s. I eventually ran a half … Read the rest “I Did It”

Summer Rides

Fitting regular rides in along with working two jobs and significant volunteer commitments tends to leave the website feeling neglected.

How about some pixels, some words, and some GPS tracks to make us happy?

Even though I only had one … Read the rest “Summer Rides”

Shaking Out the Cobwebs

Tuesday combined with some dry spring weather before a rainy week, a day off of work, and a strong desire to get out on the bikes.

My wife’s Blur (she has now named it the Sexy Vixen) is out of … Read the rest “Shaking Out the Cobwebs”

2013 OneAmerica Indy 500 Festival Mini Marathon

On Saturday, I completed my first half marathon! Take THAT, cancer!

That was a really difficult race for me. You can see in my GPS track below that my legs just blew up after about mile 10.

Frankly, I didn’t … Read the rest “2013 OneAmerica Indy 500 Festival Mini Marathon”

Running and Town Run Trail + Ft Ben + Garmin Forerunner 310XT

I wrote a few weeks back that I had lost my Garmin Forerunner 205 after a trip to Texas. I thought it had to be at my house in Texas. I have made do for the past few weeks, borrowing … Read the rest “Running and Town Run Trail + Ft Ben + Garmin Forerunner 310XT”

Four Years of Remission and Mini Marathon Training

I recently had my 4 year checkup at MD Anderson to see my progress. It was mostly good. My platelets are still low, but consistent with previous tests. My small “trend” of slightly increasing counts has stopped. I talked to … Read the rest “Four Years of Remission and Mini Marathon Training”

Holiday Activities and 2013 Fitness Goals

As with the rest of you, my holidays have been pretty busy spending time with family and friends and doing the holiday party circuit. I’m trying to avoid gaining more weight, as I already weigh more than I want to … Read the rest “Holiday Activities and 2013 Fitness Goals”

One-One Pompetamine (Road Bike Commuter Project #5 – Finished)

This post has been a few weeks in the making, but please forgive me. I’ve been riding my new bike when I haven’t been working. It’s nice that even though my workload has increased, my riding miles have also increased … Read the rest “One-One Pompetamine (Road Bike Commuter Project #5 – Finished)”