Monthly Archives: December 2009

New bike!

I made a big step toward the Dakar goal today.  I bought a proper dirt bike!  Now that I have invested actual money in the dream it is starting to seem just a little bit more real. A couple weeks … Continue reading

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Last weigh in of the year

I made my goal of loosing 10 pounds in the last 10 weeks of the year…. again!  I had made it just before Christmas but of course the temptation was too strong and I ate a lot more than I … Continue reading

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Ice tires

I picked up a new pair of tires and a bunch of ice screws the other day to get my IT200 set up to run on the ice.  I have been busy with household projects but I finally managed to … Continue reading

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Motorcycles on ice? Are you crazy?

Winter is here with a vengence, not much snow so far this year but it has been over a week since we have seen temps above the 20’s so we have a nice abundant supply of ice! So, what’s a … Continue reading

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202!

I hit my goal of loosing 10 pounds in 10 weeks Original post blogged on b2evolution.

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Still riding!

Who says motorcycles are a summer only vehicle!  I went for a ride to day, was bout 23deg I think.  The only real tricky part is getting the bike from the garage to the house.  This pic is my driveway, … Continue reading

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When mother nature gets in the way, adjust!

Since I started my fitness plan back in October I primarily have been using hiking as a way to get in shape.  This week mother nature decided to make that a little more difficult by dumping a bunch of snow … Continue reading

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Last ride of the year?

I looked at the weather forecast yesterday and saw we were supposed to get snow.  I figured I had better get out on the KLR for one last street ride before winter sets in.  Usually the roads do get pretty … Continue reading

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Getting in shape

For too many years I spent too much time at my desk at work then on the couch in front of the TV in the evening.  So, as you might imagine I am in less than “athletic” shape.  Many times … Continue reading

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Overview of the plan

As I said in the previous post this is a 5 year plan.  A lot needs to happen before I am ready.  I am out of shape and also very new to off-road motorcycle riding.  Also, I need to raise … Continue reading

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