On Roadies and the Bike Community

Here’s another interesting piece I received via Twitter. Jumi asked how I felt about this piece at MPR about how the bike community (casual riders, commuters, etc.) feels that the spandex-clad racer crowd should be more involved in the ongoing advocacy and planning issues than they currently are.

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Bike Habits

Once again, I reached out to Twitter for ideas on what to write here. That resulted in yesterday’s post about my diet, which wasn’t a barn-burner, but it really got me thinking about how to approach the problem. Today, I repeated the process, and got this one:

My on-bike habits are something that evolve over time — my food preferences change as I experiment, and my music tastes evolve over time, too.

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Historically, diet has been my weak link in self-care. I eat like shit. I admit it. And as part of my rebuilding plans, I want to get better at it.

My problem isn’t a lack of willpower — it’s largely, that I am so pressed for time that usually the first thing that gets cut is meal prep. And that’s got to stop sometime. Maybe when life settles down? I’d like to start making the shift this month.

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