Category Archives: Bike

My July 4th in 88 words

I summarize my fourth of July in 88 words: 5:45 a.m. Bzzt! Bzzt! Snooze…Bzzt! Bzzt! Snooze…Up! Water. Gel. Running shoes. 6 miles with intervals. Home. Protein shake. Load bike. Drive to the lake. Wetsuit. Goggles. Jump. Sploosh! 1.2 mile swim. Pose. Click*. … Continue reading

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Steven’s Inferno: Finale

Get up! breathe with the soul, for it is brave in every battle, and will always win, unless the heavy body be its grave.~Inferno Read Part 2 He triumphed. The priest was treacherous. The generous offer of rest afforded to The … Continue reading

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Steven’s Inferno: Part 2

Through me you go to the grief wracked city; Through me you go to everlasting pain; Through me you go a pass among lost souls. Justice inspired my exalted Creator: I am a creature of the Holiest Power, of Wisdom … Continue reading

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Steven’s Inferno: Part 1

Although we not visit all corners of Sufferlandria, we have route that with strong emphasis on PAIN, MISERY and AGONY. Despair will also feature, yes, and too so hopelessness. For the strong, many, many opportunities for COURAGE appear across route.~Grunter … Continue reading

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In the zone

I’ve been spending some time on my bike trainer lately and have made a surprising discovery…I can actually move between zones with relative ease! Going between zones 1-4 was never really a problem for me in running. Since running is … Continue reading

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IRONMAN Wisconsin part 3: The bitter lollipop

In this four-part series I recap one of the biggest days of my life, my first full IRONMAN! In this entry I cover the bike and transition 2. Continue reading

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PowerLoaf

One of my big challenges on the bike is eating solid food. Even though I like the taste and that they are good for me, I hate eating PowerBars on the bike. They are difficult to extract from the wrapper, … Continue reading

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