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2015 cutting proteins in the house! Another pre-cut epic Costco run in store…

One of the ways I ensure a successful cut is to rid the house of anything that isn’t part of my plan, and stock up on nothing but the good stuff. Even though I’ll be doing this cut a little differently than usual (see this past Tuesday’s blog) and having a weekly cheat meal, I will probably be going out to eat for that, or ordering pizza. So there won’t be any junk food in… [Read more]

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Brand new chain and cassette installed last night. I also replace my bottom bracket bearings and did a full teardown, clean and lube. Why I do my own bike maintenance and repairs

I love working on my bikes! That wasn’t always true, though. A couple years after I started riding I became interested in doing my own bike maintenance and repair. I was tired of relying on others to keep my bikes running, and I also found (not naming names) that some–not all–shops simply don’t do very good work. I hated having to take my bike to the shop, wait a few days for the maintenance or… [Read more]

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With two weeks left to go on my 2015 cut, my waist measurement is just a hair over 29". Decision made: late year cut starts on Tuesday

In mid-August I mentioned that I was considering a late year cut (see that blog for more information). I’ve been giving it a lot of thought, and I’ve decided that I’m going to do it. I’ve set my start date: Tuesday (Monday is a holiday), September 8, 2015. I discussed some of the reasons that I’m in this position back in May (see “2015 cut and beyond: mistakes were made…)”, and I will be taking… [Read more]

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From a fast and windy ride with my friend Hector. In this shot we're crossing the Lake Harris Bridge and fighting mean crossing headwind. My cycling month in review: August 2015

A new month is upon us and, as I always do at the beginning of a new month, this morning I’m going to review some of my cycling highlights, personal records and totals from the previous month. After a record-breaking July (PRs for distance, time, elevation) I eased off a bit in August. Despite slightly less saddle time than usual, August was still an eventful month: a mechanical far from home, a weird cold, a… [Read more]

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Jaybird Freedom Sprint wireless earbuds package. Product Review: Jaybird Freedom Sprint wireless sport earbuds

Last week I did something I’ve never had to do before: I removed an item from my Favorite Things list. The item I removed was the MEElectronics Sport-Fi M6 Noise Isolating In-Ear Headphones with Memory Wire due to multiple speaker failures when exposed to sweat. If you’re going to market your product specifically towards athletes, it better be able to handle sweat. For the full story, check out this blog. A few weeks ago a… [Read more]

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EatSmart Precision Digital Bathroom Scale 2015 maintenance progress report: Week #21

Week #21 of my 2015 maintenance program is complete, and it’s time for my weekly progress report. METHODS AND MINUTIA: A few words about my body fat test, scale weight and soft tape measurements My body fat, tape measurements and scale weight are all performed while fasted (first thing in the morning before eating or drinking). All measurements are taken “cold” (no pump), and flexed. A 7-point or 9-point body fat caliper pinch test is… [Read more]

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Music Loving these new earbuds, review Monday

The new earbuds I’ve been using are awesome! These things are a huge improvement over the MEElectronic Sport-Fi M6 earbuds in every respect (see “This is a first: I’m removing an item from my Favorite Things list“). I was going to review the new earbuds this morning, but I want to get a couple more days of hard riding in and perform a few more tests before I give my thoughts. Look for the review… [Read more]

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