Kerry Garrison Blog

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Biking for Newbies

Over the past few months I have written a number of posts about me getting back out and riding a bike again. I have had a ton of feedback and comments from people about...

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The Psychology of Bike Riding

The more I ride the more I believe that distance and hills present more of a mental challenge than a physical challenge. Of course you have to develop some muscle. You aren’t going to...

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Mountain Biking Skils

You may have noticed that I chose a good mountain bike over a road bike. My goal is to be able to get to places that are inaccessible to road bikes. For training, we...

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Back on the Bike Week 4

“It doesn’t get any easier, you just get faster” Greg LeMond It’s now my fourth week since starting to ride again and things have really started to turn around lately. Early on it was...

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On the Saddle Week 3

Its been three weeks since I started riding again and it has been a bit of a struggle for sure. The altitude has really added to the challenge but my weight has probably been...

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Back on the saddle – 2 weeks in

  My first week on the bike got me a total of 8 miles between two days. That was a little disappointing but week two has been much better. This week I clocked in...

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The Highs and Lows of Biking at Altitude

A few months before I moved away from southern California I bought an Infiniti G35. That car was a real beast, I could powerbrake and spin the tires at will. When the car arrived...

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Its Just Like Riding a Bicycle

Well…I’m 50, out of shape, and way overweight. I’ve lived in Colorado for two years and haven’t done anything to exercise. Shortly before we moved, my last bike was stolen and I have been...