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The Zen of Road Biking

imageProbably the only thing I remember from my 9th grade english class is Mr Brody emphatically saying “Start with the moose!”  Well, here’s a moose…

Road biking can be a very data centric activity.  I have a power meter; a GPS; I have contributed to open source software and used Alteryx for analyzing the data; I have had training plans.  Some days my work life and my play life aren’t that different.

Today was about none of that.  Today I pointed my bike uphill (west) and rode to the end of the road.  Most of the time around Boulder, the point when you can go no farther is Brainard Lake at more than 10,000 feet – which happens to be one of the most beautiful places I know. Continue reading