Après Ski is the topic for articles on topics not fitting in a neat ski category.

Wisconsin Bike Federation versus the MacIver Institute
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 […]

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 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 […]

Plan Bee -- a bunch of honey bees
Skiing

Plan Bee

December 13, 2016 0

Always have a Plan Bee. Last spring I hatched a plan I dubbed A2. The project hit some snags and it was heading to be a solo trip or one where I would meet my […]

The patron saint of skiers Saint Bernard of Montjoux -- the Tyrolean Alpine Guard Flag
Après Ski

The Patron Saint of Skiers

December 4, 2016 0

Did you know that skiing has a patron saint? Yes, the patron saint of skiers is St. Bernard of Montjoux and he is also the patron saint of: Snowboarders Backpackers Hikers Mountaineers The story is […]

seasoned firewood is imporrtant -- firewood burning
Après Ski

Après Ski Avant le Feu: Seasoned Wood

November 19, 2016 0

After ski before fire. One of the treats of skiing is being around fireplaces. We all enjoy them but very few of us have them. The most important factor in easily starting wood fires is […]

Heart rate training for cyclists
Cycling

Heart Rate Bike Training

October 29, 2016 0

Any who becomes serious about bike training will get into heart rate bike training and there is no doubt, it does improve your training approach. However, there are serious weaknesses training based solely on measurements […]

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