2019 Cleary Lake Fat Bike Race

After all of the problems that I had in the last race, I did not think I would ever register for another fat bike race. After that race, I talked with the gentleman who won it and he offered me some really helpful advice. Primarily, when racing in snow, deflate your tires. In the last […]

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My First Race On Zwift

It took me two years to build up the courage to enter a race in Zwift but I finally did it. Here is a report of how it went and a few things that I learned the hard way. Before The Race 1) Determine your FTP in w/kgFTP is an acronym for Functional Threshold Power. […]

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The 2018 MS 150

The MS 150 is an annual fund-raising bike ride from Duluth to the Twin Cities. It is a two day ride that covers 75 miles each day. Day 1 begins in Proctor, Minnesota just outside of Duluth. The start is very early so most riders arrive the evening before and camp in a schoolyard although […]

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Book: Wheelmen

by Reed Albergotti & Vanessa O’Connell The name ‘Wheelmen’ refers to the name of a well known cycling group that was founded in the late 1800’s but the term has since become synonymous with the word ‘cyclists’. This book, titled Wheelmen, was written by two Wall Street Journal reporters who not only covered the story of […]

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My New Fat-Bike

I am trying something new this winter. Instead of putting the bike away in October when the temperature drops, I decided to keep going and give winter biking a try. Every time I get on the bike, the same question pops into my head.  WHY DID IT TAKE SO LONG? Seriously, it’s fun as hell. […]

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