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Video of the day - Super Karate Monkey Death Car by Danette Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Jun 2008 12:00am No, I'm not going to post a video every day, but I will be posting here and there some videos I think are interesting, funny, or just plain cool. Today's video of the day: Super Karate Monkey Death Car from Newsradio. This show was so funny, and this is my all-time favorite episode, I crack up laughing every time I watch it :). "Jimmy h ... Read on »
Monkey See, Monkey Do by Geoff R. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:12pm Bike Commute 6 miles Run 9 miles I don't like to shop around. I tend to get it in my mind very quickly what it is that I want and then I buy it. I decided 5 days ago that I would be riding in next year's Great Divide Race and instantly I began contemplating what bike I wanted to ride. I thought for a few minutes about my existing mountain bi ... Read on »
Monkey's Last Stand by Geoff R. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:12pm Today: Mt. Bike 12 miles Run 7 miles Yesterday: Bike 11 miles Run 2 miles Lift 16 lifts -3 sets of 12 reps. Thursday: Mt. Bike 12 miles Run 15 miles Wednesday: Run 7 miles Bike commute 3 miles By this time tomorrow there will likely be too much snow to ride my Karate Monkey on trails around here a ... Read on »
No Fat Bike Needed by One Eyed Z. Posted Sat 07 Dec 2013 12:00am No Fat Bike Needed That was the caption for a photo I took on last years  Global Fat Bike Day (which for those of  you who aren't keeping score at home, is today). I didn't have a fat bike so I put the fattest tire that would fit on the front of my All-City Nature Bo y and went for a ride. No Fat Bike Needed Fast for ... Read on »
Things Learned and Things Unlearned... by Geoff R. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:12pm Today: Run 50 miles Yesterday: Classic ski 12 miles Bike Commute 3 miles A brief look back at '07: Mileage logged: XC Skiing - 397 miles Running - 2,434 Running by month: January - 259 February - 175 March - 66 April - 137 May - 237 June - 197 July - 196 August - 129 September - 154 ... Read on »
Back At It by Geoff R. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:12pm Bike Commute 5 miles Run 7 miles I'm back in Alaska and ready to start training more consistently again. I need to try to be good about getting in the gym to lift some weights at least every 3rd or 4 th day and I need to try to not over do the amount of time spent running in the next 2 months. Just gotta be sure to work up slowly and try t ... Read on »
Right Where I Want To Be by Geoff R. Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 8:11pm A great day of training today to cap off a great week of training. I'm finally coming around to being in good shape on the bike, after 500 miles in the last 23 days. Rode almost 70 miles yesterday and felt stronger at the end than the start. I've been slightly tweaking my stem, grips, seat, etc. and finally found the setup that my body feels the ... Read on »
The WTF Chronicles by Jennifer Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Nov 2009 10:00pm Wow, so yeah. It has been awhile. It has been awhile since I’ve blogged – even longer since I’ve read and commented on my favorite blogs. I’ve missed the blogosphere. It has seemed these past few months that something was always going on, keeping life from lulling along at its normal pace. I finally feel like I might be able to let my breath out an ... Read on »
Anko Itosu's Ten Lessons of Karate by John V. Patient Expert Posted Sun 26 May 2013 12:44am Anko Itosu (1832-1916), an Okinawan Shuri-te master, was a progenitor to what would eventually develop into one of the major systems of modern karate: Shorin-ryu. Shorin is the Japanese pronunciation for the Chinese Shaolin (small woods). Itosu's most famous students were Choshin Chibana and Gichin Funakoshi, the latter who brought karate to main ... Read on »
Monkey on My Back by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 May 2011 12:00am By Cathy Jameson Ronan is getting bigger! This may not sound like a newsworthy event, but it is for my son. He was considered failure to thrive for a few years in a row.  I can tell see he’s gone through a growth spurt because Ronan’s pants are shrinking right before my eyes! When picking him up last week, I noted that he’s als ... Read on »