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Don’t Fear the Gear

Well, my training has not been going as well as I had hoped.  I know. I know.  But, to tell you the truth, I am a little worried about the distance and what it will do to my body. I am old. I cycled the 30-mile loop around Scott on the weekend, which is beautiful [...]

August 30th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

Trails and Tribulations

Not all who wander are lost…I have seen this a lot lately, adorning the shirts and walls amongst varied communities—from artists to drifters to star-seeking entrepreneurs to anyone who just likes the idea of following an unbeaten path. While there is nothing wrong with a good quote that inspires you to one day seek adventure [...]

August 11th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

No Chain No Gain

Hello there.  My adventures in training continue as we prepare for the September Big Dam Bridge 100.  This week’s episode is a bit short, as I had a minor setback.  But I must start off by saying that incidents on the open road are sadly unavoidable.  If you spend any time on two wheels you [...]

July 24th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

Climb and Punishment–Uphill, Roadkill, and More.

The elevation is one of the harder aspects of taking on a long bike ride. Although you may think the state of Arkansas is flat because of the Mississippi Delta region that makes up the southeast portion of it, I’m here to tell you that is certainly not the case.   The Big Dam Bridge 100 [...]

July 10th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

Fuel my Ride–Ice Cream Please!

Cycling is awesome and truly invigorating.  It’s a quick way to get about, take in the fresh air, and appreciate the environment surrounding you. But riding around enjoying the scenery does little to prepare you for the demands of an intense race.  At some level, I thought this “old man strength” phenomenon might kick it [...]

July 5th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|

My First Big Dam Post

So, first I would like to say that bicycling is a great joy in my life, but I find that I really cannot tell you that.  I am aging, and it is killing my body.  Nonetheless, let’s get this blog thing going. Besides being a middle-aged Welsh myeloma doctor from London, now living for almost [...]

June 16th, 2017|Big Dam Bridge 100, News|