Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Going Green?

Now I thought that I could kill two birds with one stone today. I have to get my ride in and pick up a turkey. Not any old turkey though, one that is organically raised about 10 miles away. I mounted the winter road bike, hooked up the kid trailer, and off I went. I picked up the turkey, turned around and was blasted with the wind. Now that is what I call being GREEN!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

My alarm clock..

I wanted to start the day off by throwing my alarm clock out the window. I think that my wife did also. She said to me at 5 a.m. somthing this morning, " I have heard it go off twice now, get up." Thanks, that is what I needed on this rainy morning. So instead of ditching the alarm clock, I threw my legs out from the covers and proceeded to start the day.
First up, I needed to get my coffee in. Then I had two little doggies pouncing on me to get their food. I would say that they are spoiled because they get to eat even before I get a sip of coffee.

Now it is time to tackle what I got up for so early. I am headed off in the dark for the first hour of my 2 hour ride this morning. Last nights ride was canceled do to the rain. It was kind of sad because I think there were a few that were really looking forward to the ride. I guess that flexiblity is key when it is above average temps nearly in December. Usually I could have gone skiing if biking was canceled for the night. Instead I changed the rest day up.

Time to go saddle up.

My alarm clock..

Monday, November 23, 2009

Mtb Monday!

Could this be the last Monday night ride? Word on the street is we are going to ride a new trail tonight. Exciting!
Snow is on the way and it is time to ski!!!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Cross training!

First day on roller skis for the year. Felt great the whole 18 miles. I am really looking forward to the real thing though. For me it great way to get a mental break from the bike.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Thursday, November 5, 2009

2010-New Season

This morning I kick off to the 2010 season. I have taken a good three weeks off of training and my body is now feeling recharged. I had not taken a break since Angela and I went on our honeymoon in August of 2008 so it was great to take a little time off. My time was not spent on the couch of which I am sure would have felt great, but instead getting caught up on few things that I have let go.
My sponsor, Light and Motion, make amazing lights to light up the road or trail, however I am not going to start the first day off in the dark. With daylight savings, I thought it was supposed to be way lighter out by now. Come ON!!
My coffee is gone and my oatmel almost digested, time to get suited up and hit the trail. 'Til next time.