Daydreaming at 15mph

 

If it was too cold, too hot, too windy, and definitely if it was raining, I wasn’t going. That was my attitude for years when deciding if I was going to head out on my bicycle. But, something changed this past year and I’ve become just shy of obsessed with road cycling.

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January 9th, 2013 | Comments Off | P.S.
The Power of Community, Part II: Motomethod

Source: motomethod.com

Located in Vancouver, Canada, this repair shop is not like your local mechanic. Instead of just sitting in a drab waiting room, you can watch the work as it is completed and feel free to ask the mechanic questions. If you are feeling brave, you also have the option of working on your bike at their shop for an annual fee. All of the shop tools, lifts, and parts are available to you, just as if you were another employee. The local technicians are always on hand in case you need some help or advice. READ MORE

July 19th, 2012 | Comments Off | P.S.
The Power of Community, Part One: CrossFit

Photo source: Eastside Crossfit

You have probably driven by quite a few Crossfit gyms, potentially without having any idea as to what they are. In the simplest terms, it is a back-to-basics exercise regimen. But in many ways it is a lot more than just a place to work out. People from all walks of life come together and do workouts as a group, not individually. These group workouts can be competitive, but at the same time CrossFit members are known for cheering each other on throughout the workout and for celebrating each other’s progress. READ MORE

July 3rd, 2012 | Comments Off | P.S.