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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 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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Wakey Wake!

August 25, 2010 0

As noted, I am seeing a lot of tweets from my ski contacts and the tweets are mostly ski related. Ski Brule tweeted the other day that their ski operations for the 2010-2011 season just started up! I’ve been seeing tweets and FB communications from nearby Nordic Mountain and of course all the other ski bloggers I network with are getting geared up! It is nearly time for my annual ski dream! […]

The Skiing Bear!

March 10, 2010 0

You may have heard of the Dancing Bears an iconic set of bears associated with the Grateful Dead. Well, I am working on putting them into ski gear! It is a fair amount of drudgery, […]

Ski Brule Closed for the 09/10 Season

April 5, 2010 1

The title of this post says it all. Ski Brule could not fight the weather anymore and closed down. I remember maybe ten years ago Upnorth skiing around about now. We left for Ski Brule […]

Vectors

March 2, 2010 1

I do not blame if you are thinking back to Airplane and the query to the control tower: What is your vector Victor?. What the hector a vector and how in the world do vectors […]

Rocker and Rolling Skis

February 23, 2010 0

Ski Magazine online notes a new trend in ski design: the rocker. Skis typically feature a design characteristic known as camber. Lay the ski on a flat surface (flat side down) and look at the […]

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