Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bigfoot is real. He almost ran me down yesterday.

By Christopher Cudworth While rumors of Bigfoot and Sasquatch sightings have fascinated a considerable segment of the general public over the years, it was not until recently that actual DNA evidence of Bigfoot surfaced through the pursuit of science. The … Continue reading

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What to do after the tar snake of a bad race

By Christopher Cudworth Sooner or later, we all have a bad race. Running into trouble If you’re a runner, you might have planned all year for a marathon, and things went sour somewhere along the way. Or that half-marathon you … Continue reading

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The Big Wheel Dream that could not be killed

By Monte Wehrkamp When I was a kid, there was one toy I wanted more than any other. A Big Wheel. You remember those, don’t you? Made almost entirely of plastic, the low-slung Big Wheel was (and still is, I’m … Continue reading

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Which is the harder sport, running or riding?

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Which is the harder sport, running or riding?

Let’s have a little debate here. Which is the harder or more difficult sport, running or riding? The arguments could start with the basics. Going Solo 1. In running you cannot coast. Every step you take is one of self-propulsion. Yet … Continue reading

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Have you made your November Resolutions yet?

By Christopher Cudworth January 1 is actually a little late to make resolutions if you are planning to make 2013 a better year than 2012. However if you’re not reading this until January, the suggestions below are still highly valuable … Continue reading

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Running and riding through grief, both real and imagined

Mental health experts and grief counselors have long advised that grief is an emotional phenomenon with several stages. The classic and operative model is one proposed by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross that states there are 5 stages of grief.  Denial: Helps us … Continue reading

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Saturday Artwork: Watercolor of World Class Runners

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Putting Black Friday into a running and riding perspective

It’s still a bit stunning to me that the major shopping day in America is called Black Friday. Perhaps it is proof that Americans have really short memories. Do people really not recall that the term Black Friday was originally … Continue reading

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The tarsnake of being thankful for things that didn’t happen

Thanksgiving is about saying thanks for everything you have in life. Food. Family. Love. Relationships. Your road bike. A favorite pair of shoes. See, if you run and ride, your perspective gets a little skewed toward your favorite activities. Nothing wrong … Continue reading

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