Archive for May 2016

5 tips for surviving a long ride

If you’re cycling, you no doubt have wanted to go long. Maybe racing isn’t for you and you just want to take it slow and easy but yet still cover some miles. I have done four long events, and I want to share with you what I learned in participating in these events: 5 tips... Read more »

This is the I wish I knew then cycling edition

This is the I wish I knew then cycling edition
Once a month, the group of Chicago Now bloggers do an exercise called “Blogapalooz-Hour”. We are given a topic, and we need to write about, and publish, within an hour. Tonight’s topic is to write about something you know now that you wish you had known then. I can think of so many topics that... Read more »

You mean I don't have to answer any 9-1-1 calls ever again?

Today’s post has nothing to do with cycling, but everything to do with life. Please enjoy it and soon, I will be back on track! “9-1-1, whats the location of your emergency?” That is a phrase I repeated, well, too many times to count. Sometimes it was “Well, this isn’t really an emergency..” to “My... Read more »