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2023-06-09 – So far, so good

By on June 9, 2023

This has been my first week back to “regular activity”. Tuesday, I did bridge repeats and Thursday was a standard 4 mile run. I normally run 5 miles on Tuesday and Thursday but since I’m just starting back, I didn’t want to push it, get hurt, then be out again for however long. I may […]


By on June 1, 2023

Once again, I am restarting. If I had a dollar for every time I started over, I would have a much different financial outlook, but once again, here we are. I’m in a funk. I’m not sure exactly when it started, but I know it’s been for at least the last several months, if not […]

See ya later, bye 2019!

By on January 2, 2020

“See ya later, bye”, is what comes to mind when I think about 2019 coming to an end. It wasn’t without its triumphs though, but the overwhelming majority of this past year has been a complete and total shit-show. Allow me to provide some context for clarity. The year started off with good intentions. In […]

Bikepacking Trip – Part One

By on March 18, 2018

The Motivation I have always had a love for the great outdoors and anything that had to do with being off-road and in the woods. I don’t recall exactly when I heard about bikepacking, but I was intrigued. It was something that I was very interested in as I am always trying to figure out […]

Land Bridge Sign

I made it!

By on April 16, 2017

Last weekend was a great weekend. Why, you ask? Well, let me give you a little bit of history so it actually makes sense. There is a mountain bike event hosted by the Suwannee Bicycle Association in White Springs, Florida every year called the Ididaride. It’s a play on words to the Iditarod, which is the […]

On a Steel Horse I Ride…

By on December 31, 2016

Well, maybe not steel, more like Alpha Platinum Aluminum to be exact. Since the invention of bicycles, there has always been a special bond between kids and their two-wheeled counter parts. Christmas, birthdays or any other gift giving occasion, little boys and girls from all around the country dream about bicycles at a very early age, […]