Monthly Archives: April, 2012

A weekend of firsts

I had a great weekend – full of challenges and fun. I got to do two things for the first time and had a blast! First, Saturday morning, I went to participate in the Climb Against Cancer. A local man does an event each year on his bike where he climbs the Saluda Grade 10 …

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A horsey kind of weekend

I had a fun weekend full of being with friends, riding bikes and looking at horses… All week I had planned on going up to Black Mountain to ride a training ride for my next big adventure – the Cycle to Farm Ride on June 23rd. It is a metric century – 62 miles long, …

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Assault on the Carolinas – 60K

What a ride! I had a great day… everything went perfectly from the start. We got up to Brevard about 7:30 and got our packet with our number. It wasn’t a “race” but I was going to treat it like one! After all, who wears a number just to RIDE? After meeting with Katie and …

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Conquer the hills…. one day…

Since last weekend’s test ride up the Assualt route I definitely needed a confidence building ride. Katie road with me today to give me just that. We went on a route that promised some good hills and it did not disappoint. As soon as we started off I was huffing and puffing! For some reason …

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The Ride

My first 60K is in the books. I like speaking in kilometers because I think it sounds official and cool even though 38.72 miles also sounds pretty impressive. So, that’s what I did… rode my bike for close to that mileage. The Garmin was turned on and off at various points so I am not …

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