Showing posts from September, 2013

2013 Race Around Lake Tahoe

On Saturday, September 28th, I joined my friends, Rick, Mitch, and George, and we competed in the 2013 Race Around Lake Tahoe! What an exciting time. We arrived in Truckee, CA on Thursday night, and we were able to stay at the home of Kevin and Sydney Knight. What a beautiful home it is and we were so grateful for there generosity. The home, surrounded by the beauty of the area was spectacular. The weather was crisp and clear, very cold in the mornings. On Friday, we did a short practice ride and discovered how cold we could get on our bikes. We made sure that we had gloves, and thank goodness I had brought warm riding gear.

On Saturday, we met at Zephyr Cove where the race began and ended. At 7 sharp the pelaton took off. It soon left us in the dust. Rick and Mitch, who were going for under 4 hours, left George and I in the dust. George, bless his heart, turned around and then rode the whole ride with me. George is a good man!

We had a great time. It was a challenging ride with some…

The Davis Phinney Foundation Exercise Video! Check it out and order one!

What is it? An 80-minute Davis Phinney Foundation instructional DVD entitled, “Parkinson’s Exercise Essentials: Getting Started, Staying Motivated, Seeing Results.” For whom is it intended? Most anyone living with Parkinson’s disease can benefit from this instructional DVD. Workouts take varying degrees of disease progression, fitness and age into account and are adaptable for a range of mobility and ability. Whether a first-timer, a lapsed exerciser, or an athlete, this DVD contains highly relevant information. Why is the DVD important? This is the first time a video has been produced that shows people with Parkinson’s how to exercise and how to customize their approach for their own needs and personalities so that they stick with it for the long haul. There are two complete at-home workouts with variations to account for different abilities. Dr. Matthew Ford provides detailed information about how to get started with exercise, then progress it over time – a key to …

Davis Phinney and Old Bike Racing Videos (playlist)


Taylor Phinney Tour de Pologne 2013 - Stage 4 - FINAL KILOMETERS

Family Picture!

I have a great family: L-R Kamrie,Carl,Leisa,Torie,Casey, Kyler, Mckelle,Brigden, Jordan,Jacie

Conquered Camelback Mountain!

Hiked Camelback Mountain this morning with friends Collin and Takashi! It was challenging for me but I did well and it felt great to do it.