Category Archive: Wardrobe Report

Dec 12

New Gu Flavor is Jet Blackberry 2x Caffeine

I went on a bike ride today and tested out the new Gu flavor I received in the mail yesterday!  The new flavor is officially known as Jet Blackberry with 2x Caffeine.  It tasted delicious and fruity and gave me good energy levels for my ride.  I expected nothing less from my favorite brand of …

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Feb 22

No More Fruitcake

I have a confession to make. I like fruitcake. Feels better to get that off my chest. My mother used to bake it fresh when I was growing up. It was very moist, fruity and sweet, but not too sweet. The average grocery store variety of fruitcake is dry and sickeningly sweet – blech. I …

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Dec 30

Got a New Training Helmet: LG Avant

I just got a new training helmet: The Louis Garneau Avant Helmet. I love it. Here’s the scoop: I have been unhappy with my training helmet for a long time. At some point it dawned on me that it does not fit me well. It comes down too far on my forehead…extending beyond my eyebrows, …

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Dec 19

The Wind is my Friend

I did a nice long bike ride today. The weather was forecast to be cloudy, high 60′s-70, and very windy. My ride was fun, hard work, mentally challenging, tiring…in that order! Today’s ride inspired this Haiku… The Wind…    The wind is my friend          for I have mastered aero                …my foes, I hope not I chose …

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Dec 18

Already thinking ahead to B2B

I’m already thinking ahead to my full iron race in November. I mean, that’s almost a year away, and my training for that race won’t start until early May. Yet, I think alot about it. And I wonder what have I gotten myself into? My last bike ride in particular, got me thinking about the …

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