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Oct 07

Race Report: XTerra Grand Rapids

On Sunday I raced my first ever XTerra Triathlon. An XTerra Tri is a triathlon that incorporates mountain biking and trail running instead the traditional road racing. I was on the fence about doing this race until Jennie found me a contest to win a free entry. Only two people (myself and one other) entered …

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Feb 07

A Race Report & Tour Report

This past weekend, I ran a last minute half marathon as well as finished up 9 day virtual Tour of Sufferlandria on the bike. Needless to say, my legs are pretty beat up from it all. Tour Of Sufferlandria The Tour of Sufferlandria was advertised as “The world’s toughest indoor cycling tour.” And while it …

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Sep 29

Random Updates

A quick check of the blog shows I have not posted since the 13th. Whoops. I guess I have been keeping busy and just having too much fun. First things first. I added a new bike to the collection this past week. I bought a Scott Scale Team 29er. I have been wanting a 29er …

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Jun 06

A Race Plan

My first triathlon of the season is rapidly approaching. The Grand Rapids Triathlon is on Sunday. I’m doing the 70.3 again in hopes of besting last year’s PR (4:58). I wrapped up last week with some crazy biking over the weekend. On Saturday, I did the 100 Grand Bike Tour. I chose the 145 mile …

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Apr 09

I Need A Vacation From Vacation

What a whirlwind of a weekend. I can’t believe how much we crammed into 4 days. We started off on Thursday by boarding the train and heading into Chicago.  We being myself, Jennie and my brother-in-law Brad.  As a Christmas present, we gave him a delayed trip to Chicago.  He had never been and shopping …

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