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Banff rider battles through 4,400-kilometre European bike race

Scorching heat, strong headwinds, sleeping outdoors in foreign lands and dodging nasty dogs and unfriendly motorists were all in a day’s ride for Banff’s Robin Borstmayer this summer as he completed an ultra-endurance bike race in Europe. 936 more words

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Well that was a long break...now for some inspiration

It’s been a while, hasn’t it? And yet the time seems to have gone by so fast.

One moment, I was eager to share all the interesting stories that didn’t make it into my week of BCBR race posts and then my real life took over. 452 more words

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Maintaining an Active/Athletic Lifestyle - Tips by Real, Relatable People.

Have you ever (like me) sat there reading advice about how to really make ‘that’ change to an active lifestyle, and found yourself thinking ‘there is no possible way I can relate to these suggestions because there is no possible way I can relate to this person‘? 1,710 more words

wallancee reblogged this on Eliza Middleton and commented:

I was part of a survey on changing to an active lifestyle and some of the thoughts of the women surveyed are gems that I believe are worthwhile to share. The underlying theme, do what you love when it comes to fitness, and do it for you!

Looking for the next challenge

As I’ve been settling back into real life post-BC Bike Race, I’ve spent a few evenings researching other epic races throughout the world as I look for another challenge. 383 more words

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Some visuals

For those who are interested, I’ve put together a collection of photos my boyfriend, Scott, and I took during the BC Bike Race. I took all of mine with a not-so-great phone camera so forgive the quality of some of the images. 146 more words

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All packed up and back in the saddle again

With four days to go before I roll up to the BC Bike Race start line (yikes!), two important things happened last night.

The first is that I slipped into a pair of bike shorts and jersey for the first time in a month and rolled out the door on my mountain bike to assess the current state of my lower back. 561 more words

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Surf N Turf – Tinmate Relay – Race Report

This 8 leg military endurance race is also open to civilians and offers a few options as in ways to compete. Tackle it alone as a Tinman, in a two man team (Tinmate) or as an 8 person relay team… Conveniently, I had recently met a local fast runner/triathlete who was also looking for someone to compete with him in the Tinmate division so we decided to team up. 1,001 more words