Tag Archive: grand haven

Apr 29

Bike Bullet Points

It has been a busy two days with training and work, so I’ve got to try and make this quick. Wednesday I had a 2 hour bike ride on tap for the day.  I did a ride out Grand Haven to meet Jennie at the end of the day.  It was a miserably windy ride …

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Mar 11

The Dirtier the Better


I really wanted to do a bike ride out to Grand Haven this afternoon.  The weather forecast had temperatures in the 50’s, wind out of the east, and only a 10% chance of rain (10% my ass – more on that later though).  Thankfully, I was able to do the ride, but not without a …

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Feb 18

Spring Is In The Air


At least it sure felt like it today.  We had sunny blue skies all day long with temperatures creeping up into the upper 30’s.  I decided to take advantage of the great weather and did an outdoor bike ride; my first since December 2nd.  I had a relatively light work morning so I decided to …

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Nov 06

A Little Wind and Mud Never Hurt Anyone

Today was one of those rides where nothing seemed to go right, but in the end it turned out to be a great ride.  I had a course all planned out in my head and it ended up changing twice during the ride due to unforeseen obstacles.  My initial plan was to ride southwest towards …

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Oct 29

Foot Loose

As planned, I was able to do my long bike ride today.  It was a 36 mile ride out to Grand Haven.  Usually an uneventful ride, I had a bit of an equipment malfunction along the way.  I was about 20 miles into the ride as I approached a red light.  As I slowed down, …

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