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From yesterday's ride. Finishing up a good month of cycling with an easy spin on a beautiful morning! My cycling month in review: July 2014

As I like to do at the beginning of each month, today I’m going review some of my cycling highlights, personal records and totals from the previous month. July may have been very hot and humid, but I turned the cranks harder, faster and further than ever before, setting numerous personal records in the process. It was a good month. Before I dive into the data, I’d like to introduce a new feature of my… [Read more]

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John Stone Fitness JSF Forms changes: my proposal to the community.

In a couple of recent blogs (see “New forums to be added? Suggestions and feedback encouraged!” and “Follow-up to yesterday’s blog: JSF Forum changes are coming.“), I talked about a few changes to the JSF Forums that I have been considering. There are nearly 1,000,000 existing posts on the JSF Forums, so I had to make my choices with that in mind. Clearly I can’t go through and start moving individual posts around. Also, I… [Read more]

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Image credit: Seminole Cyclefest. Century Season approaches! My upcoming ride calendar.

I know we’re only just heading into August, but I’m already getting very excited about “Century Season”. Big rides, cooler weather… yes, VERY excited! Here are some of the upcoming rides I’m going to be doing along with many of my friends. Please, come out and ride with us! September 28, 2014: Six Gap Century – I’ll be kicking off Century Season in style by heading up to the mountains of North Georgia for my… [Read more]

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After adjusting and centering the Bontrager Speed Limit rear brake. Plenty of clearance, everything looks good. Note that the brakes are properly centered, the angle of the photo is why the right pad doesn't show clearance. Bontrager Speed Limit rear brake problem.

Since late last August I’ve put 15,000 kilometers on my 2013 Trek Madone 5.9, and I absolutely love this bike. I’ve also done all my own mechanical work on the Madone, and I find that it’s almost as fun to work on as it is to ride. So, after nearly a year of ownership, 15,000 kilometers in its saddle and dozens of hours in my work stand for routine maintenance, I think I have a… [Read more]

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The Sticky Pod fits perfectly in my center jersey pocket. You can turn the Sticky Pod around if you prefer a solid black look above the jersey pocket and don't want the frog showing. Saying goodbye to my saddle bag: enter the Sticky Pod.

In late June I published an article titled “What I carry on road rides“. In that article I discussed not only what I carry on road rides, but how I carry all of that stuff around. Up until late last week I’ve always used an under-the-saddle bag to carry a large portion of my emergency gear. I’m not a big fan of saddle bags but, as I stated in the article, I’ve always felt that… [Read more]

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EatSmart Precision Digital Bathroom Scale 2014 maintenance progress report: week #19

Week #19 of my 2014 maintenance program is complete, and it’s time for my weekly progress report. Note that during my vacation ending June 15th I put on a little unwanted weight, so starting on June 16th I began a “mini-cut”. You can read more about all of this in my blog, “Post-vacation report: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly“. This mini-cut will continue until I get back down to my desired weight of… [Read more]

Added Sunday, July 27, 2014 by

Arm vascularity last night before bed. Weight down, power up; New photo.

It’s shaping up to be another productive week of fat loss–and my power on the bike and energy levels have not suffered in the least. My scale weight as of this morning is 162.8 pounds (73.85 kilograms), and a couple of my soft tape measurements have gone down another quarter inch over the past week. As always, I’ll be doing a full set of soft tape measurements, a 7-site body fat test and a full… [Read more]

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