Tag Archives: group rides

Pushing pedals and peddling pushes

On Saturday we rode with a group of triathletes from the City of Naperville out to Yorkville and back. The first few miles are classic white bread suburbia. Boulevards and subdivisions. Ride in a bunch and watch out for minivans. … Continue reading

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The republican qualities of cycling

Everyone that has ever served on a committee knows the frustrations of trying to establish a legitimate, healthy compromise to the most difficult items on an agenda. People typically weigh in with all sorts of opinions. In the end, the … 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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The club scene in cycling or running isn’t for everyone

It all started out so perfectly.  Every Wednesday at 6:00 we’d ride 40 miles in a big sweeping loop through the little town of Kaneville. A weekly group ride with the same sane leader leading the group at an average … Continue reading

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If your fitness isn’t everything you want it to be, so be it.

It used to matter so much what other people thought of my fitness. Friends were competitors. Strangers had to be convinced I was somehow better than them for being in great running shape. Later it even mattered how fast I … Continue reading

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