What If You Could Show Up Without Leaving?

Monday, 15 December 2014 12:00 AM Written by
Have you ever heard this expression: "80% of success is showing up". Twenty years ago when I first heard that statement you actually had to show up - physically.  Pretty straight forward, right?  Maybe not.  Today with high speed internet being the norm rather than the exception, you can show…
Dirty Dozen number 30 is in the books, and participation is at an all time high. If you’ve only followed it for the last few years, you may be interested to see how it has only just come into it’s own in these last 5 or 6 years.  There are…

Vitamin D, What can it do for you?

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 07:46 AM Written by
Vitamin D has been a major topic of discussion recently. Over the past 5 years this vitamin has been the focus of many scientific communities. While some of the areas of impact need more research, there is quite a bit of promise from repeated data, which makes the case for…

Pittsburgh's Signature Cycling Race Is This Saturday

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 07:47 PM Written by
No, it's not football, nor does it have the fan base of hockey or even baseball, but the Pittsburgh Dirty Dozen race puts this amateur cycling event almost on par with those sports once a year. Every year on the Saturday morning following Thanksgiving, in very unpredictable weather, this crazy…
This is a story about a good friend of mine, who I've had the pleasure of watching go from didn't-own-a-bike to dedicated commuter to officially finishing her first century ride. In the years over which this awesomeness happened, I claim full responsibility for: convincing her to purchase a bike, convincing…

How To Tell If A Bike Ride Is Going To Be Hard

Monday, 17 November 2014 12:00 AM Written by
Whether it's the Rails to Trails like I wrote about in the story on Roaring Run, or the charity ride the Tour De Cure, or even the most famous of all Pittsburgh cycling races The Dirty Dozen, the determining factor for the bulk of the ride difficulty and even overall…

Staying Healthy Through the Holidays

Wednesday, 12 November 2014 08:00 AM Written by
It’s here, it’s here! The most wonderful time of the year! Undoubtedly, you are looking forward to all of the wonderful things the holiday season brings. Time with family and friends, taking a step back to consider and appreciate all the things for which you are grateful, taking some time…
Over the last few weeks, in a bit of a flurry, before the flurries fly, I've been riding potential "Beginner/Intermediate" rides to help finalize the Tour De Cure routes for 2015. Getting this ride "right" is actually more important than any of the other distances since rides between 25 and…
Page 1 of 6