Monthly Archives: December 2014

Depression, Like Glass in Your Tire

Your BIKE transports you, your BIKE stabilizes you, and your BIKE relieves you. You understand your bike as a single unit with unlimited potential. However, as you know, your bike is made up of many parts. There is the chain, … Continue reading

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The Vulnerability and the Bike

Biking is raw. It’s just you, the bike, and the road. Getting around requires nothing more than your own strength. There is no protection, no windshield, no roof, and no doors. You are fully exposed. Along with the sense of … Continue reading

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An Event Within Itself…….Mindfulness on the Bike

We spend a lot of our lives striving to get from point A to B. Whether that be from work to home, home to work, school to the store, or any other combination of places, we dread the space in-between … Continue reading

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FOK Cancer

My ride from Houston to Austin was not glamorous. It was painful, scary , cold, and somewhat dreary. I was chased by wild dogs and was stranded on a dirt road in the pitch black. There were several times I … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Realistic For A Minute

The typical daily grind is enough to push people to the edge. The commuting, the deadlines, the meetings, and the financial crunch. The overall stress is draining. This daily routine contributes to poor health, both physical and mental. It may … Continue reading

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Biking To A Different Perspective

The way in which one understands life is merely a matter of perspective. That perspective is defined by the circumstances one is dealt. For some, life is great. They have grown up in a supportive home, do what they love, … Continue reading

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Solidifying the Bond

I’ve discussed the basis of the cycling culture throughout my last couple of posts. In sum, it’s friendly, supportive, and embracing. Cyclists are always trying to make new friends while recruiting new riders. My buddy and I are currently in … Continue reading

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Aren’t You Nervous?

My friend and I will be riding from Houston, TX to Austin, TX and back over the next couple of days. The trip is about 400 miles round-trip. Aside from “do you think you’re crazy?”, I am often asked “aren’t … Continue reading

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You Can’t Always Be On , But You Can Always Be On Your Bike!

Derek Jeter didn’t hit home runs every time he stepped to the plate, Matthew McConaughey hasn’t nailed every role he’s been in, and the Rolling Stones didn’t produce a hit every-time they wrote. Just like the celebrities mentioned above, we don’t … Continue reading

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It’s Tuesday…….. Ride Your A** Off

It’s Tuesday, the work week is in full swing and there is probably a weight building on your back (as in the video above). Are you going to let this weight bring you down? Are you going to crumble under the … Continue reading

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