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How to Make Your Workout Benefit Somebody Besides Yourself

I was bicycling along one Saturday morning in the unseasonably warm sunshine, when it dawned on me: I have never told you all about Charity Miles. What was I thinking?? Longtime cycling buddy René Guerra put me onto it last … Continue reading

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Spinning My Wheels

I grew up loving bicycles. From my first hand-me-down with solid rubber tires (ouch!) to road riding, I learned to deal with progressively greater challenges, like balancing. And traffic. And “toe clips” (later cleats) to keep my feet on the … Continue reading

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Baby Steps to Fitness

Two months ago I passed an anniversary that I was too tired to notice until now. Yep, it’d been one year since I joined the Main Street Gym in Midlothian, Texas. Shortly after signing up I met with a trainer … Continue reading

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Romancing the Paluxy Pedal

Ever since my first road-bike ride with Brent back in the ’70s, I’ve been hooked on cycling. I admit, it’s been an “on-again, off-again” relationship. Umm… with the bike, not with Brent. Many times the weather wasn’t friendly enough. Or … Continue reading

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Suspiciously Healthy

I don’t know what it is — every time I form a healthy new habit, I turn right around and run afoul of the authorities, or at least embarrass myself in front of them. My readers might recall the time … Continue reading

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Dial-A-Detour

It was just going to be a quick workout, less than an hour. I grabbed a water bottle and my bike, and set off down the familiar little back roads. The turnaround point was about 5 1/2 miles from home, … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for the Bike Masochist

You can just tell when a fitness product is targeted toward the male market. Recently Brent was looking online for some new cycling DVDs. (These are videos meant to guide your workout on a stationary bike or trainer, as I’ve … Continue reading

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