Tour de Whatcom – 2019

My Garmin read 100.9 miles meaning that for me, the 2019 Tour de Whatcom was in the books. Before the ride, my wife and I were trying to figure out if if this was my 3rd or 4th time, but couldn’t come to a definite conclusion, so just left it out there as a question that might remain unanswered. However, during the ride there were hours upon hours to mindlessly ponder the question.  2015, or 16, or ?  The years didn’t…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