Tag Archive: riding

Jul 01 2013

Not Dead Yet

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During the 2013 Tour de Cure ride, my friend Marty was active on various social media sites … he frequently used the phrase “Not dead yet”. As it happened, I recently finished a book that was recommended to me by a fellow type 2 diabetic.  It was “Not Dead Yet: My Race Against Disease: From …

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Jan 05 2013

Tour de Cure 2013!

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Last years Tour de Cure was great! I rode 35 miles and raised $3500 for diabetes education & research. I also met some really great people and got involved in a cause that I can believe in. Riding in the Tour has multiple benefits for me … obviously raising money for diabetes research can only …

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Oct 01 2012

Trail walkers: PAY ATTENTION!

This is another one of my Pet Peeves … people who walk (or run) on multi-use trails who don’t pay attention. This is common sense … when you’re walking or running on a multi-use trail, you have to pay attention to what’s going on around you. There are bikers (such as me), other runners, sometimes …

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Sep 30 2012

Drivers: DON’T STOP!

This is the first entry in a new category called “Pet Peeves”. Since I started riding seriously there are some behaviors I’ve encountered that really annoy me. First on the list … drivers that stop in the middle of an intersection to let a bike rider cross the street.

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Jun 10 2012

Tour de Cure 2012 Followup

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The ride is over and I did my 35 miles. I had a good time, got lots of exercise, met some interesting people … and got involved in a cause that both directly and indirectly effects me. I raised $3380 … which made me an “Ultimate Champion for Diabetes”.  I got a fancy shmancy gold …

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Mar 29 2012

Tour de Cure – Support Diabetes Research

I am participating in the American Diabetes Association’s annual Tour de Cure event this year. I am asking you to join me in the effort to Stop Diabetes by making a contribution to support my ride. The dollars we raise for the American Diabetes Association fund research, provide services, and give voice to those denied …

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