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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 […]

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 […]

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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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Sunshine Ski Village and a Lawsuit

February 2, 2011 4

Sunshine Ski Village of Banff in Alberta Canada is having PR and labor problems. The Calgary Sun notes: The son of Sunshine Village owner Ralph Scurfield being told he couldn’t ski out of bounds was […]

Sliding on Smith Sliders

February 13, 2010 1

Sunglasses are not usually considered essential ski gear. Still, how many of us would go to the ski hill without our sunglasses? How many of us would pass up wearing our sunglasses for wearing goggles? […]

Stamp out (Ski) Pr0n

November 29, 2010 0

Eric Wagnon (@SkiingExaminer) posts a piece on his website decrying the state of ski films aka ski pron: Yes, I am impressed by the skilled athletes and eye-popping scenery of ski films… for about ten […]

Sizing Yourself Up

March 10, 2010 0

Congratulations! You are about to take your first ski trip to an Olympic capable resort, but you never skied outside of Wisconsin, Michigan, or Minnesota and are worried about finding appropriate runs for your ability. […]

The Weight and Losing It

May 17, 2013 0

Losing the weight is one of the most common New Year’s resolutions out there. The problem is the enthusiasm wears off and we revert to old habits and decide losing weight is too difficult. The […]

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