Beginning Cycling – Week 6 (I’m a Commuter)

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Beginning Cycling – Week 6 (I’m a commuter) Week 6 This week I started riding into work. I can now say that I commute to work most days on my bicycle. My plan is to ride at least three days a week, both to and from the campus. On Tuesdays I do not get out



Beginning Cycling – Week 5 (The Dry Run)

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Beginning Cycling – Week 5 (The Dry Run) Week 5 Today I did my first dry run to my work, a college campus across town. It is about a five mile ride to the campus with the route that I mapped out. I sat down and talked to my wife to let her know what the



Beginning Cycling – Week 4 (Hand Pain)

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Beginning Cycling – Week 4 (Hand Pain) Week 4 Well week four I decided to step up to distance a fair amount (at least to me). I was going to try to move to three miles a day on the bike, as a true beginner cyclist I figured this was a big step to make,




Beginning Cycling – Week 3 (Lets Accessorize)

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Beginning Cycling – Week 3 (Lets Accessorize) Week 3 Well week three is really week four but I got really sick and was locked to the bed for a week, it turns out I had a bronchial infection cause by an allergic reaction to something. Due to the taking the week off I decided I




Beginning Cycling – Week 2 (Dog days)

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Beginning Cycling – Week 2 (Dog days) Week 2 I started week two completely unmotivated; the first week of training hurt and now I was sore all over before I even started to ride. My plan was to step up the distance to a mile and a half five days a week (I got cocky




Beginning cycling – Week 1 (Hell on earth)

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Beginning cycling – Week 1 (Hell on earth) Week one Week one turned out to be a tad more difficult than I thought it was going to be (I am just beginning cycling after years of being inactive). My plan for the first week was to ride at least a mile per day for five




Choosing a bike for purchase – Just Purchased a Bicycle

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Choosing a bike for purchase – Just Purchased a Bicycle So today I went out shopping to get a mountain bike. My goals are simple I would like something that I can ride to work, but also enjoy some simple trails on the weekend. For a little bit of back story, for those that do