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Biking for Cancer

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Doing ok now..


So after my big fall…. and trip in the ambulance, the doctors have patched me up and I am doing fine. Been incredibly sore this week – don’t remember another time in my life with this level of soreness, or reduced movement in my right arm!! My scabs literally burned in the bath – the … Continue reading

My first time in the ambulance!


If I thought, biking would be easy – well I was WRONG. As you know, my goal for the previous few weeks has been to learn how to ride with one hand off the bike. This is so that I can learn to give signals while safely maneuvering the bike. Well today, I decided that … Continue reading

Achievement unlocked!!


I know I haven’t written in a while, I have been focusing on being injury free, and was a little low. You see, I rest too much on my arms when I ride, so instead of my legs, it is my hands which hurt. And they hurt really really bad.  So instead of riding all … Continue reading

Fall free 3 days!!


Quick update – after finding it hard to stick on my bike most of last week, I have actually had 4 fall-free riding days! I did 3 miles, 5 miles, 10 miles and 8 miles on the past 4 days. Am so happy… hope to continue like this. Wish me luck.

Week 2 – (Falling) Off the bike!


So you know my goal from last week was to learn to use my abs while riding, so I can take my hands off the handle if I need to. Well so much for setting goals. I spent this week more off the bike than on it – and not because I didn’t start riding, but … Continue reading

My first achievement…. ouch! and YAYYY!!!


This week’s goal – learning how to ride a bike! Achievement of the week – I rode my first 15 miles this Sunday. But it wasn’t as simple as that may sound…. here is how it went… So this Saturday, we had our official first training of the season. It was to be 20 miles … Continue reading

My new bike


Bought the bike, the helmet and went for my first spinning class!!… and more in between


Hello, and happy Tuesday 🙂 So here is the low down on everything biking I have done so far… this Sunday I bought my helmet (first in my life, pretty wine colored helmet), and borrowed my coach’s bike. She said I should give it a try around the block to see how it felt. Now … Continue reading

Bike buying…Overwhelmed and confused..


If you have been reading my blog for a bit, you know that I am participating in the Viva Bike Vegas event in September this year to raise money for cancer research. [If you would like to support this cause, please donate here.] And one of the things I will need for this event is … Continue reading

Make me stronger!!


I saw this video when I attended the information session at TNT – its really touching, please see it….touched my heart… and ofcourse, if you are touched too… please donate here