Sixty Three

That’s the mileage for my virtual tour of the Tour de Whatcom(TDW) routes that I am riding this summer due to the covid-19 induced cancellation of the TDW reality ride. It was 63 miles and after about the first 40 miles I was feeling every one of those miles. I recently rode the 20 & 40 routes and then last week rode another 50 mile loop out in the county so I was feeling pretty good about 63 miles. So…Continue Reading

Sans Food Cycling

I once wrote a post about “riding while fat” because to one degree or another I’ve allowed myself to be too heavy for at least the last 20+ years of my life while all the time, still enjoying getting out on a bike.   Even fat, exercising kept the devil at bay for awhile.  Eventually though, as I have gotten on with years, he got a foot hold with things like blood sugar, blood insulin, hypertension, cholesterol, and of course…Continue Reading