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July 24th, 2010 - 7:44 pm § in Uncategorized

Result of 2 Day/48 Hour Training Ride

The 2 day, 48 Hour training ride was completed without incident from 8am Thursday, July 22 to about 1000am on Saturday, July 24, 2010 and was dedicated to Logan and Kenna, two very special kids that I connected with on this ride via their fantastic mom, Joey, a trainer colleague and friend of mine.¬[...]

July 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 am § in Uncategorized

48 Hour/2 Day Training Ride

Yesterday wass a rest day, no bike, no run and plenty to eat to load up for the 48 hour which starts Thurs (tomm) at 8am and will end about 9am on Sat, the 24th….48 hour notice2¬†¬†¬†¬† The U Stream link for the live stream of the ride is:¬†http://www.ustream.tv/channel/hoods-48-hour-2-day-rid[...]

July 15th, 2010 - 9:51 pm § in George Thoughts

On the Road to Macomb

Presently in Macomb, IL with Andy and Brandon as Brandon is doing his registration for Fall semester at Western Illinois Univ.  Andy and I brought our bikes with and took off on a 24 mile bike ride to Argyle State Park and back.  Folks down this way much more friendly to bikers on the road.  [...[...]

July 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm § in Event Happenings

Results of 36 Hour Ride

Despite the drama surrounding the whole Lebron James story,  I was still compelled to start my 36 hour ride at 6pm on Thursday, July 8th and complete the ride at approximately 7am on Saturday, July 10th at Fuel Sports Performance Training Center in Crest Hill, IL .  Stats are: AHR: 90bpm; RPM[...]

July 9th, 2010 - 12:08 pm § in Uncategorized

36 Hour Update through hour 18

Stats – hour 18 as follows: AHR 88, RPM 80,DST228.9 miles, total CAL 5,374. Temp. outside is creating a warm invironment, but I’m staying hydrated and I just peddling. Special thanks to Emerson, Connie and Kathy for doing outstanding crew work on my behalf.[...]

July 9th, 2010 - 12:36 am § in Uncategorized

36 Hour Ride/7hr. update

Just completed¬† 7 hours here¬†at fuel, ride s:tarted at 6 pm, it’s now just after 1 am and it’s now Friday.¬† Stats are as follows: AHR 83, APM 79, TOT TST apx. 74 miles, CAL apx. 1632. I’m feeling strong heading into the night.¬† Very happy to hear that Lebron James has chosen Mi[...]

July 8th, 2010 - 5:19 pm § in Uncategorized

Starting 36 Hour Ride

Got set up at the venue here at Fuel and while its definitely warm in here, the fans are up and running and there is a nice draft around the bike.¬† Took the extra time to stretch, prep liquids, etc…Kathy and Connie will crew for the first chunk of the ride.¬† Hearing that a BBQ [...][...]

July 8th, 2010 - 2:11 pm § in Uncategorized

Prep for 36 Hour Ride

4th of July weekend come and gone and now great weather although if you listen to the TV and radio we’re all running scared of the forver pending “thunderstorm”….never seen so many folks scared of the¬†weather!¬† Heck, as kids, we used to play in the streets during the most a[...]