Tag Archive: long bike ride

May 30

Race Report: 100 Miles of Nowhere

Well, it is done.  My first 100 Miles of Nowhere is in the books.  And while the final results are not yet it in, it appears I took first overall in the Grand Rapids Division which makes this my first ever overall win.  I am anticipating that people will start stopping me on the street …

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May 23

Ride Report: Ride Around Kent County

On Saturday, I did a group ride, The Ride Around Kent County, with the Rapid Wheelmen, one of the local bike clubs.  The ride was open to anyone, not just members.  As the title states, the ride goes around the perimeter of our home county for a total of 145 miles.  My longest pervious ride …

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May 16


The RW stands for Recovery Week. I am glad that week 7 is in the books.  It was my toughest week so far.  Yes, I know they are going to get tougher.  I’m not complaining by any means.  It was all fun, but I know that my body needs a rest week before ramping it …

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May 03

Weekend Recap

I totally meant to type this up last night, but found myself passed out on the couch shortly after 9:00.  Whoops.  This past week was Week 5 of the training program and I was coming off of a nice recovery week anxious to get going again. On Thursday, Jennie and I went to a local …

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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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