Monthly Archives: February 2012

2012 Castlewood Cup

Last year’s Castlewood Cup was a great experience for a couple reasons: it was my first race with the tri club (an experience which proved joining was a great decision), and I got to meet some new internet friends for … Continue reading

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Love the one you’re with

Almost four years ago I fell, quite unexpectedly, in love. With a bike. I’d asked for a “good” bike for my 35th birthday, mostly because my brothers kept heaping scorn on department store bikes and I wanted to know what the … Continue reading

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Grounded

…not like a you’ve been bad type of grounded (because who has time for that?).  More of the way planes are grounded when they aren’t fit for service or because conditions won’t permit take-off. After my fall last Tuesday, I … Continue reading

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How to start

A month or so ago, I got a great question from TriMOEngr: Given that the comment was on a post about my complete and utter failure at my first solo orienteering meet, she’s a brave woman to ask me for … Continue reading

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50k training and other bad ideas

Went to a college basketball game Friday.  Turned out Feb. 4 was actually Saturday.  Who knew? Fail.  Went home and watched Invincible instead.  I love football movies, and I love Mark Wahlberg, so I really love this movie. Saturday morning … Continue reading

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The Worst Idea in the World

If necessity is the mother of invention, the fathers of bad ideas must be Team Virtus, and Casey in particular. Evil geniuses Why?  Because they are the disturbed minds behind perhaps the most terrible idea of all time, the Super … Continue reading

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