Learning To Run In The Winter

When the winter of 2010 came along, like every year, I stopped running. My weight always stayed about the same for the next few months after that. Then in January, my weight always started to increase. I just thought it was caused by eating too much over the holidays but this year, I decided to […]

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My First Attempts At Running

After a few years of riding bike on a regular basis and seeing the number of people running on the paths, I wanted to give it a try. As a child, I was never really into sports and my only experience with running was an occasional game of tag or touch-football. As an adult, it felt really […]

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My Biking Background

I decided to start biking on a regular basis in 2002 which meant dusting off the old 1989 Trek 820 that I bought new in 1990. The bike is a hybrid with a steel 54cm frame and 26 inch wheels. It originally came with knobby tires which I swapped for smooth, street tires. The handle bars are […]

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An Observation About Obesity

According to what I’ve read, obesity is becoming more and more of a problem in the United States. What I find interesting however is that there also seems to be more and more people out running and biking. Especially biking. In the past ten years I’ve noticed a steady increase in traffic on the bike […]

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Hello, My Name Is Dave

I’ll start with a little background about myself. I’m a software developer in my 40’s with a wife and two daughters who live in a Minneapolis suburb. I grew up in a small town and fled to the big city while in my early 20’s. Pretty standard stuff. I’m fortunate to have never been obese so […]

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