Category Archive: >Biking

Jul 23

Getting to the root cause of Plantar Fasciitis


I know alot of folks swear by foam rollers.   They talk about how they have this roller or that roller and they spend hours massaging out their pains.   But, it seems that their pains never really go away.  They are just kept at bay by all that rolling. I dunno.  I guess I …

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May 16

Girly Bike Issue. Ewww. Gross.


This blog post is for females only.  So, if you are a male, I’m going to have to ask you to please just go ahead and press your back button now.     It’s really nasty and gross, so I urge you to not read this if you are a man, or if you are …

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Jul 30

Roan Moan 2011 Metric Century Ride


Today I did the Roan Moan 2011 Metric Century ride put on by the Bakersville Firestation.   The ride is  62 miles of hills, including a Cat1 climb up to the top of Roan Mountain.  It was the hardest thing I have done since my Ironman.    The easiest part of the ride was much …

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Mar 02

Climbing in the Pain Cave

I’ve been taking  a spin class every Wednesday evening at the Falconbridge O2 Fitness club.  The instructor’s name is Jason, and he is simply fantastic.   He makes each class feel like I’m racing in the Tour de France.  And when I am tired and want to slack off, he’ll say just the right things …

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Jan 04

I Need Help

I’ve been bummed since I found out that the “Blood Sweat and Gears” 100 mile bike ride is the same weekend as Kure Beach triathlon.    I charted out the various race dates, and I think Mountains of Misery might fit into my schedule the best.   And that ride ends with a Cat 1 …

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