Archive for October, 2010

October 17th, 2010 - 1:39 am § in George Thoughts

Delivery of Product and My Ride Back from Macomb

I finished up w/clients today (Sat) and finally got on the road to Macomb to go down and see Brandon and to watch the football game.  The game started at 6pm so I could afford a little later start and perhaps squeeze in some floor work out back before I got on the road….and I did.  [...][...]

October 13th, 2010 - 8:18 pm § in George Thoughts

Wednesday, Oct 13th…a call from Mike H

Today was a no training today aside from the loyal clients I had at X Sport this morning which prompted my wakeup just before 4am.  Its been an emotional roller coaster the last 36 hours or so dealing w/issues bike and non-bike, but this morning, as you know, I tuned in to see Ryan and [...][...]

October 13th, 2010 - 5:13 pm § in Event Happenings

Update Re Ryan

As I posted earlier, I was informed this morning that Ryan Correy had to end his attempt at the GWR for spinning on or about the 164 hour mark, which was about 5am or so MST.  I had spoken with Ryan just yesterday to wish him well after his coach, Scott McDermott and I had [...][...]

October 13th, 2010 - 9:51 am § in Event Happenings

Update Re Canadian Attempt

Flash brief, I was informed this morning at about 0700 that my colleague Ryan Correy had to end his event on or about the 164 hour mark.  I had an email from his coach, Scott McDermott that Ryan exhibited many symptoms similar to what I experienced during my April ride which prompted him to end [..[...]

October 12th, 2010 - 8:09 am § in Event Happenings

Watching and Waiting….for the Godfather

Event Poster Final   A quiet morning here at the house after being up early with clients at the club.  Finding time now to add some commentary re the ongoing attempt in Canada by Ryan and his crew.  Ryan reached out for me several weeks ago as he was preparing for his attempt and we corresponded[...]

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[...]

October 2nd, 2010 - 10:59 am § in George Thoughts

60 Hour Ride at “the Egg”… Reflection

Its a sunny Saturday morning and was up at 0800 after getting home last evening from the Egg.  Not used to finishing long rides such as the 60 in the evening like that but it didn’t throw my recovery off at all.  Finished up there around 930pm or so and with the help of just [...][...]