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April 24th, 2013 - 12:09 pm § in Uncategorized

Test of Resumption of Blog Posts

This is a test post of my blog site, pls disregard any need to reply….thanks! G[...]

April 15th, 2011 - 7:41 pm § in Uncategorized

The 80 Minute Plank

The 80 minute plank was held today at X Sport as planned and is conjunction with ongoing training to attempt a personal best of 222 minutes, projected to be done in late August, 2011. I’m going to use my blog here as a journal of sorts so that I might keep track of all the [...][...]

April 12th, 2011 - 8:14 pm § in Uncategorized

Senior Night at Andy’s Track Meet

I was out a Springbrook today, mid afternoon under blue sky and sun, light wind to my back but that all changed when i got to the track at N’ville Central High School this afternoon around 5:30PM when it got drastically cooler.  My son, Andy, asked me to attend the track meet, not only to [..[...]

April 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm § in Uncategorized

One Year Ago

Nearly 4 1/2 months since my last post and while there are plenty of good reasons why I took a break from it all, I’ve missed it.  My blogs were a convenient place for me to put down my thoughts and feelings, ideas and the like regarding the life that  I’ve been living since both [...][...]

November 28th, 2010 - 7:02 pm § in Uncategorized

Another Thanksgiving Past

Well, a Sunday eve and just came off the bike in a cold garage….that will probably bring to an end this Thanksgiving weekend, which affected me on a couple fronts.  I was thankful that I could visit with Devyn and Preston Bokos and the multitude of family and friends that gathered at Michelle[...]

November 22nd, 2010 - 9:24 pm § in Uncategorized


It was late last week when i was informed via a text to my phone that the mother of Erin, Gunnar’s wife, had passed away. Erin was also notified and was in PA at the time attending yet another funeral for a fellow fallen soldier from Gunnar’s unit, who recently died in Afghanistan.  I d[...]

October 6th, 2010 - 7:31 pm § in Uncategorized

Lunch at Nagoya’s among other things

Wow, what a day!  So much going on last day or so, I felt compelled to write it all down so that it some ways I feel better….so here goes…..Ryan got started on his attempt to set a new GWR on the spin bike up in Canada…..his original start date was postponed 2 days cause [...][...]

October 2nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm § in Uncategorized

Results of 60 Hour Ride-Final

The 60 Hour long ride was held at the Eggsperience Restaurant in Naperville and started at 6am on Sept 29, 2010 and ended at 8:05pm on Friday, October 1st.  The ride was held in conjunction with a kickoff fundraiser for the Gunnar Hotchkin Memorial Fund, a local soldier killed in Afghanistan.  The[...]

August 31st, 2010 - 7:17 am § in Uncategorized

The 3 Day, 72 Hour Ride

The 72 Hour Ride will start at 8AM on Wed, Sept 1st and will conclude at approximately 10AM on Sat, Sept 4th…. The finish time includes an approximate number of break minutes anticipated that will be used.  The link for the stream is:    Th[...]

August 29th, 2010 - 7:57 pm § in Uncategorized

Two Back/Back 12′s

Just came off a 12 hour ride this week at Fuel, in prep for several events over the next couple weeks including a 60 hour fundraiser at the Egg and a very long ride at the end of October.  This was the first time i’ve done two 12 hour rides so close together.  Both were [...][...]