Tag Archives: Gear

Buying a New Bike – Doing My Research

Let me start by saying, Bruce bought himself a new triathlon bike this month. We’ve been considering upgrading our bikes for a while, and I made him a deal – he got his first (so that I didn’t have bike … Continue reading

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2012 Riding Mountain Triathlon Race Recap – My First DNF

First, for anyone who doesn’t know, DNF stands for “Did Not Finish”. (DNS is Did Not Start, DFL is Dead Freaking Last). Saturday dawned early, and I was not feeling well. I’d actually been fighting stomach issues since dinner Thursday … Continue reading

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Pain, Numbness, and a New Bike Saddle

OK – warning for any male readers I might have: this post may get a little graphic about my girly bits. Last year when I bought my bike, I was fitted by the manager at the bike shop. At the … Continue reading

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Does Your Work Provide Any Financial Credits for Fitness?

I’m skipping Friend Makin’ Monday this week – it’s on online dating, which I’ve never done and hope to never have to do! I struggled to decide if I should write this post on this blog… or on my Personal … Continue reading

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Triathlon Financial Planning 101

So last night Bruce & I did a financial planning exercise where we looked at our current state, where we want to be in five years, all the things we want to do, how much they will cost, and how … Continue reading

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