Letting Go of the Perfect Workout

What’s wrong with this picture? It’s a beautiful day. No rain, no snow, mild temperatures in the mid-70s…and I’m on a fluid trainer. While I spin away at least ten other “riders” cycle past me…on my fluid trainer. As they pass, I think about how I “should” be on the road today. I try to […]


Cycling Heat & Science

It’s just hot. It would have been ideal if I ‘d gotten out on my bike earlier, of course. But the best ride is the one you get, sometimes. I grab my  mostly white Craft kit and head out during the hottest part of the day. At least I’ll be moving. I”ll have a breeze. […]


Turtle crossing!

Why did the turtle cross the road? Why, oh why?!  (This isn’t a post about my speed in the sudden heat of New England, by the way.) Around here, in June, there’s an influx of turtles on the road.  I see many turtle casualties on my workouts. It’s sad. Today, I paused my Garmin to help […]