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Bike-Hike To Coyote Open Valley Space

One of my local meetup groups was doing a hike in Coyote Open Valley Space so I rode my bike…

Tempo Riding Using Heart-Rate Alerts

I did a three-hour ride today, and for the majority of it, I wanted to stay at a heart rate…

Three-Hour Ride and a Visit To Aladdin

My Tuesday group ride was mostly in the rural area to the Southeast of Morgan Hill and down towards Gilroy….

Fast Group Ride In the Hills

Yesterday I rode my upright bike (no electric assist) with my local bike group. We went up into the hills…

I Joined The Silver Stallion Century Challenge

From People for Bikes: “SRAM generously offered to match our $5,000 donation to Silver Stallion Bicycle & Coffee Works if…

I’ll Soon Be Getting Bionic Eye Lenses

I guess I didn’t have enough bionic body parts with artificial hips and heart valve, and screws attaching my rotator…

Good Bugs: How Gut Bacteria Impact our Brain and Mental Health

Often, we think of bacteria as the culprits of infections and illnesses – something to eliminate from our environment. 

Fun Ride on a Gravel ‘Bent

My recumbent has pretty fat tires (45 mm/1.75″ in the rear, 38 mm/1.5″ in the front) and does surprisingly well…

Thinking of Becoming a Full-Time Fitness or Nutrition Coach? Here’s What You Need to Know

From the outside, personal training and nutrition coaching often look like “The Most Rewarding Career”—both in terms of impact and…

Electrified ‘Bent

I had previously put an electric-assist kit on my Trek hybrid, which I enjoyed for a couple of years. Then…