So my husband and I love our bikes and love riding them. Therefore taking trips that the kids will enjoy and where we can ride our bikes makes us very happy campers. We decided our family vacation would be at Jekyll Island, GA again this year. We planned on parking our car and riding our… Read More Catastrophic Bike Failures on Our Biking Vacation
This weekend was very busy fitness wise. I started it off by run/walking Saturday morning with my neighbor. We did our run/walk for 45 minutes. Since our plan said to do cross training but we still wanted to run I made a run plan up for us that I thought would be an easy run.… Read More A Rock, Hills and Kamikaze Bugs Make For An Interesting Weekend of Bike Riding
So I discovered an ugly truth today. Apparently I’m not as awesome on my mountain bike as I thought I was. 🙂 The family and I went for a bike ride around our local lake today. It’s only about 8 miles long and is great ride with the kiddos. I pull my daughter in a… Read More Biking Accidents
Yesterday was a hard day. My husband and I both woke-up feeling bad. My head was literally throbbing and even my neck started to ache. Since I still had to do things like grocery shopping, making lunches and the usual mom stuff my mood quickly went sour. By the afternoon my husband was feeling better… Read More Working Out When You Don’t Want To
Today was a fun day and I certainly got my exercise! My husband, kids and I went to our local State Park and went for a 7 mile bike ride. I pulled my daughter behind my bike in our trailer. She loves it and had a blast. My husband normally pulls the kids in the trailer… Read More My Saturday Bike Ride With My Family
The family and I decided to go on a family vacation to the beach this year to Jekyll Island, GA. Let me start off by saying how much fun we all had. Jekyll Island is a small town on the coast of GA that is often referred to as turtle Island because they have a… Read More My Athletic Beach Vacation at Jekyll Island GA!
A couple of years ago I got my first mountain Bike. It’s a Gary Fisher Tassajara. If you click on the link you’ll see it’s a sexy beast with a price tag of $1149. Ouch. Did my Tassajara cost anywhere near that? Nope. Mine was around $300. I fully believe in buying used. My bike… Read More How to Pick a Mountain Bike and Not Go Broke Doing It
We finally had a nice weekend! It got close to 60 Sunday so my hubby and I dusted off our mountain bikes and went for a ride. It was amazing. I love my bike and have really missed her. You may roll your eyes but when you find a bike that really fits you she… Read More Mountain Biking At Last