Listening to Your Legs–Or Not, As the Case May Be

Disclaimer: I’m not any kind of trainer, certified or otherwise. This is my personal experience and YMMV.* As I’ve ridden more the past few months I’ve learned two things: Listen to your legs. Don’t listen to your legs. Listen to Your Legs Dear Sweet Hubs, who trains for race season with spreadsheets, a power meter, […]

Faster, Higher, Stronger

Yesterday was a red-letter day: I rode my bike for the full round trip to and from work for the first time since we moved so much farther from the office. When I rode to work the first Monday after we moved it took me something like 1:40 to go just over 11 miles for […]

Riding More, Riding More Often

Coincidentally I started making a point of riding every day as a lead-in to 30 Days of Biking at a time when I also started racking up significantly more miles than I had in previous weeks and months. I’ve noted before that living amazingly close to work, while convenient, is bad for my daily bicycle mileage. […]

I Am Woman. I Bike. I Am Strong.

One of the many things I love about biking: It makes me feel strong. Not as strong as the women who are currently riding the Tour de France route ahead of the men, mind you, but still. As I mentioned a while back after a bout of the flu, I measure my return to health […]

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