2017 Cycling Goals

January is month when a lot of people will set their goals for the rest of the year (Note: I’m avoiding the term “resolutions” on purpose).  My goals tend to be modest.  A year ago, my goal was to ride 50 memorable rides in the year I turned 50.  That didn’t quite work out after my crash in September, but I still completed 41 rides (I complete this quest this year, before I turn 51 in August).  I also wanted to ride 5000 km, which also didn’t happen due to a low-mileage autumn.

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Blogs I read

There’s a lot of reading material online. This blog is just one of countless cycling blogs, so thanks to anyone and everyone who reads this.  I thought I’d share some of the blogs that I read. Some are cycling-related. Others have a running or fitness focus. I hope you find some relevant material in them, as I do.

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Pondering time away from cycling and a first look at the Arkel Seatpacker 15

With my cycling accident back on Labour Day weekend and the concussion recovery that has followed, I’ve had plenty of time to think about riding and the rides I’ve completed this year and what’s to come in 2017.  I still hope to get back on the bike soon, but it’s looking more and more like I won’t complete my “50-in-50” rides in this calendar year.  I will, however, complete them before I turn 51!

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