For the second time in two months, a triathlete was killed during the cycling portion of an Ironman 70.3 event. … More
Category: Gravel Cycling
“Got him”! The exclamation came from my buddy Joe as his fishing rod bent into a parabola. Clearly a large … More
Tri’ing Again . . Sort of
“Ouch. Perhaps I better stop and have a look at my heel.” I thought this just after my Garmin clicked … More
Livin’ on the Edge . . Er . . Middle
As a teenager, I remember spending hours immersed in the words of Ernest Hemingway, Robert Ruark, and Jack O’Connor. These … More
The American Sports Fan
Today is Super Bowl Sunday. Arguably, this is the biggest day on the American sports calendar. Really, there isn’t even … More
What Are They Doing?
It was January 19th. Instead of sitting at home preparing for an onslaught from Winter Storm Harper, I was driving … More
Healthy Resolutions or Why do we do this?
Yesterday was “Quit day”. At almost 2 weeks post-New Year’s Day, quit day is the day most resolutions are dropped … More
A Festivus Grievance
What’s that you say? Festivus was yesterday? Oh well. I’m always a day late and a dollar short but as … More
Farewell Lil’ Nav
Janice and I sat in silence in the little motorhome. She was at the dinette, I was sitting on the … More
It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over!
Never say never! Anything is possible! Damn the torpedos! Pick your expression . . they all seem to apply. The … More
Eternal Life on the Elliptical
I stepped on the elliptical and began cranking away. As the machine recognized my presence and came to life, a … More
The Merits of Cycling
The morning had been beautiful, especially after the first heatwave of summer. Despite the windy conditions, the weather was otherwise … More