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Zen and Karma

Yesterday we explored the yin and yang of being fit. The takeaways are vexing. No matter how fit you are, there are always ways to be fitter. That’s the yin and yang effect. We’re always going round in circles. Or, … Continue reading

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The Three Bitches and Twenty Bastards meet at the Horribly Hilly 100

“Isn’t this pretty?” I asked my companion Sue at the 30-mile point of the Horribly Hilly 100 ride. “It’s a valley,” she responded. “So it’s not that pretty. It means we have to go back up again.” And that, my … Continue reading

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Take a brake and catch a break

There are some metaphors or similes too obvious to avoid. One of them is the parallel between the word “brake” and “break.” Sometimes while cycling we use our brakes in a calculated manner. Approaching an intersection or a corner we … Continue reading

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Loss is what we’re ultimately founded upon

Tomorrow night I’ll be speaking at our church on the topic of loss. The foundation of the talk will come from the book I’ve written titled The Right Kind of Pride. The book addresses dealing with loss in a positive … Continue reading

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In the race against space junk, we’re all destined to lose

By Christopher Cudworth You all know I keep a close eye out for your running and riding welfare. This blog has taught you about the dangers of tarsnakes and cosmic bike wobble, and how to avoid being eaten by an … Continue reading

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You really can judge a book by its cover, also known as keep your eyes on the trail or you’ll crash

By Christopher Cudworth Having not hidden much of my life while writing this blog, which now totals more than 500 entries, this is probably not the time to start hiding things now. So I will immediately confess that I did … Continue reading

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A few things off the top of my head about running, riding and swimming

By Christopher Cudworth I knew at a relatively early age that I would someday be going bald. Family history assured me of that.  Armed with that information, it is not nearly so traumatic to lose your hair. In fact you … Continue reading

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Paying attention to the Three A’s of Safety while running and riding

By Christopher Cudworth I recently got slammed by Friends on Facebook for posting a short video of a run along a freeway bustling with traffic. The morning was cold and wet with remnants of snow melt whooshing under the tires … Continue reading

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Coming full circle with The Wright Stuff

By Christopher Cudworth From the top of a ridge in Governor Dodge State Park 45 miles west of Madison, Wisconsin, you can see the Milky Way quite clear on a cloudless summer night. The stars that cover the rest of … Continue reading

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It’s almost 2013 and that means time for reverse resolutions on 2012

A couple years ago my cycling took a strange turn in late summer when a series of flats took me out of action day after day. It didn’t take a genius to ascertain that my tires were worn from a … Continue reading

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