Archive for Bike Rides
The only way I can describe this ride is quintessential LA! Only in Los Angeles can you ride for 13 miles and get a ride through multi-million dollar homes, climb a mountain to Griffith Observatory, see amazing views of the Pacific and the Hollywood sign, and finish it up with some screaming down-hill technical descents along deserted “country roads” and, oh, did I mention the coyote? Read More→
Wow has it been a while since I last blogged!! Time so easily gets away from us!
I for one, have been struggling with keeping a regular exercise program this summer, and time is flying. This doesn’t mean I haven’t been active, we’ve been to the beach, music in the park, downtown, jump roping in the back yard, swimming, swimming and more swimming. No, what I’m talking about is the put on your work out clothes and “officially” work out. I can manage it for a couple of days then my schedule is interrupted by something more fun. :^) Read More→
For all of you avid cyclists out there you know exactly what I mean when I compare a road bike to a sports car. I ride a Bianchi Talladega road bike, that my oh so wonderful hubby, Jordan, bought for me after our second daughter was born. It’s a smooth, yet stiff, very responsive ride. There is only one problem… I absolutely refuse to attach my daughters tag-a-bike to it! It’s not meant for that kind of work! It would be like attaching my dad’s 5th-wheel to a Porsche. You just don’t do it! But here’s the issue, I want to ride with my daughter. It’s an absolute blast hanging out with her on the bike! And as much as I love cycling, I don’t want to give up the better part of a Saturday to go for the endurance ride I know I should be taking to stay in top shape. What’s a girl to do? I would like to propose you can achieve a great endurance ride by taking a shorter than usual training ride on a semi! A semi? you say… Yes, a semi! Read More→