Tag Archives: Cycling


Thanksgiving is the time of year we reflect on all the good things in our lives. Family, Friends, Food, Fun, and, of course, Cycling!

Family: This year many fathers & sons and entire families rode together. What a great way to spend time with your children; No phones or other devises to get in the way of talking. Several couples rode together this year too. Bike dates are the best! Remember to tell your family thanks for encouraging you to ride.

Friends: Long lasting friendships have begun with people enjoying the sport of cycling together. The photo above is one of the last rides Jim Herron shared with us before he moved to Colorado.  Jim plans to come back and ride with us as often as he can. Throughout this year, we have had several friends return to the area for a visit and to join us on a bike ride. Old friends say how much they miss the beautiful area here and we say how much we miss them. Thanks for the pulls, drafts, encouragement & thoughtfulness. Continue reading

Keeping Fit in the Off-Season

Baby, it’s cold outside. With the cold and wind, and rain and short days, what is a cyclist to do to keep that hard earned fitness level up? Recently, I queried a variety of the Highland Rim Bicycle Club members to get their secret for staying fit over the winter. The findings have inspired me, and I hope they will inspire you as well.

Before riding in the Christmas Parade I asked, 10-year old, Levi Dykes what he does in the off-season to keep his bike fitness. Levi looked at me in a quizzical way and then said, “I ride the trainer all year.” With Levi there is no off-season! What discipline! He likes Zwift, a computer generated training program.


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