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Fourth from the Bottom — My Time Trial

July 25, 2017 0

I recently participated in the Wisconsin State Time Trial Championship in Cottage Grove WI. There are many stories surrounding the weekend, but I want to focus on my finish of my time trial. I posted […]

NEW OMNIUM 2017 -- A Diablo bike racer
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Northeast Wisconsin Omnium 2017

May 27, 2017 0

On the weekend of May 13-14 the Northeastern Wisconsin cycling teams of Diablo Cycling and Wheel and Sprocket hosted the Northeast Wisconsin Omnium 2017. The teams put on one time trial and two days of […]

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Whitefish Dining Review — A Good Deal!

April 10, 2017 0

Dining at ski resorts often means having commodity cafeteria food. I happily report in this Whitefish dining review the fare at Whitefish Mountain Resort is so much more. Obviously, if your heart desires commodity cafeteria […]

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Group Riding Culture

April 4, 2017 0

Please read Pete Wilborn’s article at The Lost Art Of The Group Ride. Pete’s points do not apply to group rides in the NE Wisconsin region. I find group riding culture in the Fox Valley […]

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Whitefish Skiing Review

March 14, 2017 2

On March 7, 8, and 9 my cousin and I skied at Whitefish Mountain Resort in Northwest Montana. I enjoyed my time there and am presenting to you my Whitefish skiing review. I will be […]

go with a pro -- adults taking a ski lesson surrounded by pine trees
Skiing

I Chose to Go with a Pro

March 13, 2017 2

One of the items on my Whitefish list was to go with a pro or in other words to take ski lessons. I have been skiing since 1998 and have never taken an official ski […]

Whitefish Bucket List -- Trailmap of Whitefish Mountain frontside
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Whitefish Bucket List

March 9, 2017 0

This upcoming March (now being February 2017) my cousin Lars and I will be driving out to Whitefish Mountain in Montana to get some big mountain skiing in. I am presenting my Whitefish bucket list […]

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Skiing

All About Night Skiing

February 13, 2017 0

Ever wonder why anyone would ski at night? Isn’t the night about the apres-ski party scene? Isn’t it dark and scary to be skiing at night? Well, I am hear to tell you under the […]

First Ski Trip -- Nightitime photo from the top of Granite Peak looking over Wausau Wisconsin
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First Ski Trip

February 12, 2017 0

Yeah, it is uncharacteristic but I just completed my first ski trip of the 2016/2017 ski season. It was a night-skiing session at Granite Peak in Wausau Wisconsin. The weather was okay, the snow okay, […]

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Ski Deals

March 3, 2010 1

As of Wednesday March 3, 2010 I find only the following ski resorts offering a deal to upper Midwest March skiers: Blackjack Ski and Resort — Sunday March 21, 2010 customer appreciation day. $10.00 lift […]

Friend of the Wisconsin Skier!

May 5, 2012 0

Doesn’t roll off the tongue like Friend of the Devil but I like and so should you! Lane from Best Ski Sales has been kind to link to yours truly and therefore I ask you […]

Sony A55 — My Initial Impressions

June 23, 2011 0

I just picked up the Sony A55 camera body. It is isn’t quite right to call it an DSLR as it isn’t really one, but it is close enough. SLRs have mirrors that allow the […]

Hot Tub Time Machine in Dubai?

March 31, 2010 0

The most interesting search hit of the day (so far) was someone coming in searching for Hot Tub Time Machine Dubai. If you are in the Middle East and hoping to watch Hot Tub Time […]

Columbia Omni-Heat Titanium Review

December 30, 2010 2

Time to refresh my Facebook skiing photo I will be wearing a new ski jacket this season and you should consider it too! I recently obtained a Columbia Sportswear Company’s Omni-HeatTitanium ski & snowboard parka. […]

Lindsey Vonn Wins Solden GS!

October 22, 2011 0

Lindsey Vonn starts off the World Cup season with a GS win at Sölden Austria. How cool is that, I got to watch her winning run and it wasn’t perfect but it was the next […]

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