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Engineering the Unexpected #3: When Failure is a Success

I’ve talked here and elsewhere about various bike trips I’ve made – a couple of trips to Montreal for the Friends for Life Bike Rally… 1,375 more words

Travel

The Anatomy of a Runner: the Wall

Hitting the Wall: In endurance sports such as cycling and running, hitting the wall or the bonk is a condition of sudden fatigue and loss of energy which is caused by the depletion of glycogen stores in the liver and muscles. 3,128 more words

Running & Training

Daily Chase: Vol. 75

I’m currently sitting on our front porch, enjoying a cold drink, and loving the cool breeze and comfortable temperature. I’ve spent a good majority of my time out here this weekend, and it’s been the perfect opportunity to relax, catch up on some reading, and bask in what I hope is not a short-lived spring/early summer season. 645 more words

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Apple Cider Donut Cake

No, this isn’t a recipe. As I think about it, I suppose there’s some apple cider, some flour, probably some sort of lard…

Not a recipe, just some thoughts. 880 more words

Culture

“Every year, someone gets lost. Don’t let that person be you.” — Mr Bimble, Race Director

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning. 37 more words

Running

The Bonk - Cyclist middle east - issue 7

Cyclists call it bonking, runners call it the wall, In the 1960s in England it was the hunger knock, to South Africans it’s the hunger bonk and western African tribes believe it is the curse of a witch draining your will to fight. 748 more words

Articles

Achievement Unlocked: Bonked!

Tonight I experienced what I think was my first ever bonk. Or perhaps not since this morning I awoke with a cold so it may have been that, however I am going with the bonk because it passed as soon as I rested and ate something. 314 more words

Running