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Fitness and Photography for Fun - A blog on staying fit by hiking and doing photography by David Mendosa

Entries Tagged as 'Cycling'

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Cycling around Town‏

March 3rd, 2008 · No Comments

When I was a growing up, I was about the most unathletic kid imaginable, especially for team sports. But now that I have matured a bit, I have more sports than I have time. My sports are still generally solitary: Hiking, working out on the treadmill, snowshoeing, and cycling (in the order in which I added them to my repertoire).

After yesterday’s snow, today was crystal clear, albeit cool and a bit windy. The mountains called strongly for another snowshoeing trip. But I had appointments that kept me in town this morning.
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Bike Riding

February 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Cycling is becoming so much fun! Good thing, because I just wrote an article about the importance of “Making Exercise Fun” at http://www.healthcentral.com/diabetes/c/17/20667/making-exercise-fun/

Again today, as I have every day since getting my new bike, I went out for a ride. And each day the ride has been a little longer.
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My New Bike

February 20th, 2008 · 3 Comments

Every time when I do something new I get anxious. Riding my new bicycle today was no exception, even though I’ve ridden one for most of my life up to about 25 years ago.

When I got home with my new bike last night, it was after dark and I had lots of other things to do, so I didn’t ride it yesterday. But I took it all around the Tantra Lake complex just now.

I was afraid that I would forget how to ride a bike and fall down immediately. I even wore an old shirt in case I fell. However, I realize just now that I forgot to wear my helmut. Fortunately, my shirt and my head are still intact.
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