Tag Archives: time in the saddle

The difference between Cycling and Riding

Today I rode just over forty miles in a rectangular route straight north to the western reaches of South Elgin, cut over to the east side of the Fox River to catch the bike trail, and headed all the way … Continue reading

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Time in the Saddle Alone (TITSA)

Last night I parked the car at the train station so that my wife could drive it home after her commute. That gave me the chance to ride 20+ miles during the hour and a half of good light still … Continue reading

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I’d rather have a Gear Butt than a Beer Gut

Yesterday I wound up riding twice. Once in the morning for 25 miles and later in the day for about 20 to tour the Batavia Duathlon course. Both rides were rather brisk, which is fine because the race is not … Continue reading

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Heading into the weekend with an eye on better fitness

By Christopher Cudworth Heading into a Memorial Day weekend is quite often a pleasure of purpose for amateur athletes like us. We hope and pray for good weather if there’s a race to run or ride. If we’re set up for … Continue reading

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Being a pussy is not what it used to be

By Christopher Cudworth Walking out of the health club after a weight workout last night, I overheard a friend call across the parking lot to a young man entering XSport. “Diego’s a pussy,” he teased. His friend laughed and they … Continue reading

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