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Tech Tutorial Videos

Tech Tutorial Videos

For awhile, I've wanted to create some tech video tutorials. Being in IT, I get a lot of questions and hear people complain a lot about tech problems they have. Many times, there are some simple solutions. I finally had some time, so I started to make some of these...

Ride Better by Lifting Weights?

Ride Better by Lifting Weights?

A lot of people tackle training prep for a century ride with lots of riding and that’s it. They will do multiple short rides during the week, a long ride on Saturday, and a recovery ride on Sunday. For my first century ride, that is pretty much the approach I took. It...

Eating Right to Fuel Your Rides

Eating Right to Fuel Your Rides

For years, the mantra of many cyclist was about carbo loading, high carb meals, and carbs fuel your ride. But recently, with the popularity of low carb diets, some cyclists have begun to doubt the mindset that a high carb diet is the solution for them. Instead, they...

Why Chromebook?

Why Chromebook?

I've been a laptop user for years. Most of the laptops I have used were given to me by my employer. One of the first laptops weighed nearly 10 pounds. Since that time, laptops have gotten faster and a lot lighter. But how I use a laptop has also changed dramatically....

10 reasons to do Team in Training

10 reasons to do Team in Training

I just signed up for the 2018 America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride, a 100 mile bike ride around Lake Tahoe in Nevada/California. It will be my 10th Century Ride donning a Team in Training jersey. My comments below are geared towards the Team in Training cycling program,...