Tag Archives: bike riding

We must cultivate our garden

This spring in making preparations for expansion of our butterfly garden, I dug into the soil of our back yard and created a berm that follows the course of the raised bed flower garden. As I stood last night studying … Continue reading

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A personal testimonial for FitnessSingles.com

Readers of this blog know a bit about my personal history. More than they’d sometimes like to know perhaps. That’s a blog for you. But I just finished writing a testimonial to FitnessSingles.com where I met my girlfriend Sue. I … Continue reading

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Time as measured by pumpkins and apple cider donuts

By Christopher Cudworth There was a moment in the mid-season finale of the Starz series The Outlander in which the main character Claire Randall Beecham Frazier (you’ll have to watch to understand) approaches a set of stones on the hill of Craigh … Continue reading

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The fading light of September

By Christopher Cudworth The month of August is such a beautiful thing with its yellow flowers, flat blue skies and crickets singing up the twilight. It lingers into September, this feeling that summer lasts forever. Then it occurs to you … Continue reading

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Questions and answers on training and racing with competitive cyclist Tom Burridge

I asked my longtime friend, running competitor and Master’s cyclist Tom Burridge to outline his training program for cycling. The request came on the heels of one of Tom’s recent races in which he covered 61.7 miles in 2:25:49 on … Continue reading

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A ride with a daughter on Father’s Day

By Christopher Cudworth “I might like to go for a bike ride,” she told me. “Well, your mother’s bike is pretty sweet,” I replied. “It’s a Trek Navigator 2.0. A nice trail bike.” We lost her mother to cancer in … Continue reading

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What does a smashed turtle on the road really mean?

At the tail end of a pleasant 25 mile bike ride this past Saturday morning, I was feeling good about the new bike fit and riding with a pair of riders who happened up behind me at a stop light … Continue reading

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When is skinny too skinny if you run and ride?

While wading through photos to put in a video for my wife’s Memorial Service this past weekend, it came to pass that I found a picture of myself when I was skinny. Too skinny. As a competitive distance runner I … Continue reading

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Thank God for zinc in fighting the common cold

By Christopher Cudworth I don’t get paid for product endorsements, so what you are about to read is a simple personal testimonial for a type of product that truly works in easing the risk and length of the common cold. … Continue reading

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Is your running and riding equipment a tool or a toy?

By Christopher Cudworth When you are small and people give you birthday presents made of plastic in the shape of a hammer, screwdriver or wrench, people think it’s cute that a little kid likes to play with toys that look … Continue reading

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