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Whitefish Après–Ski Review

November 26, 2017 0

My one knock on Whitefish Mountain Resort (WMR) will be in this Whitefish Après–Ski Review. While some may view this as a negative I certainly do not. I am 50 years old and in a […]

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Resorts

Whitefish Lodging Review

November 25, 2017 0

After the skiing, the most important thing a ski resort can do is to offer lodging. I do not need luxurious lodging, only safe and reasonably comfortable lodging. Here is my Whitefish lodging review. Whitefish […]

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Après Ski

Gather by the Fireplace

November 25, 2017 0

Is there anything more satisfying after a hard day of skiing or snowboarding than sitting by the fireplace? I am a bit snobbish about fireplaces and practice real wood fireplace in my house. Gather by […]

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Cycling

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Learn from Crossfit

December 24, 2012 0

I first became aware of the Crossfit training program about a one year ago and it immediately intrigued myself. I wrestled in high school and in my last year our coaches took a mixed approach […]

Sting the Snow

February 6, 2010 2

I would add float like a butterfly (on powder) but we have little of that here in the Upper Midwest. However, this is not about the differences between skiing in the Upper Midwest and out […]

A Mount Bohemia Review

January 5, 2010 0

FYI — this is a post I wrote on the old The Wisconsin Skier and there is a lot of search requests coming in for this post so I replicate it here. No, this review […]

Pole Harvest

March 11, 2014 0

Many ski sites talk of pole planting, well after a ski season of planting poles it is soon to be time for the pole harvest! Last Saturday I was at Blackjack again and I found […]

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