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Wisconsin Bike Federation versus the MacIver Institute
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The Political Cyclist

August 23, 2017 0

The Political Cyclist — The Wisconsin Bike Federation I am currently a member of the Wisconsin Bike Federation. I am also a former political partisan but I am still on one side of the political […]

My Time Trial Results
Cycling

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
Cycling

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 […]

whitefish dining review -- photo of the Hellroaring Lodge nachos
Après Ski

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 […]

Group Riding Culture -- group of cyclists with a rocky desert plateau in the background
Cycling

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 […]

whitefish skiing review -- image of WMR from US HWY 2
Ski Resort Reviews

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
Resorts

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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Blackjack Slush Cup Action 2013

March 20, 2013 0

[slideshow id=1 w=400 h=700] Slides from the Blackjack Slush Cup Action of 2013! My photos turned out okay, but nothing I consider a real wow. Blackjack Slush Cup Action — Not the Right Weather But […]

PEDphiles and the Havoc They Wreak!

February 18, 2013 1

Not a pedophile, but PEDphiles — athletes who take performance enhancing drugs (PED) to get the extra edge to win. Here in Wisconsin one of the star athletes on one of our professional teams is […]

Skiing Fast Skiing in Control

February 15, 2011 0

Yesterday, I noted on myself skiing fast and pushing myself to ski faster. A few things must be noted about that effort.

Ski Pole Planting Revisited

February 13, 2013 1

I have written about ski pole planting before, and am obviously doing so again. I find so much contradictory advice on pole planting. I read one site saying that it is just a flick of […]

Bicycle! Bicycle! I Want to Ride My Bicycle!

March 31, 2010 4

No matter how long my ride is, I always kinda dread turning around and heading back, because it is easier going out than coming back home. I know going out, the way is downhill and I have a serious hill climb in the last quarter mile. On the way back I try to forget the end of my trip, but focus on completing segments. It really does wonders to ease my mind allowing me to focus on the task at hand. I complete successive goals and eventually the small goals add up to the big goal. […]

Skiing in the Great Outdoors

March 21, 2010 1

I count myself fortunate, I am often times non-reactive to quite a bit of wildlife. I see a bald eagle while clearing snow in my driveway and I hope it does not let a load […]

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