by danielml on August 12, 2008
It's been ages since I updated my bike journal. Since I moved to Rapid City, SD, I've been riding 18-30 miles per day. I recently started training with Zac Hester who is a triathlete in town. I took a little time off of training for knee problems and because of traveling, life and etc. But still, my bicycle is the way I get around. Who knows. Maybe I'll be in a race next year! :) This morning's training ride was really fulfilling. I didn't push myself too hard, and waking up before dawn in the cool of morning was exhilarating. I'm beginning to love the quiet of early morning.
I just completed work on http://rocketrek.com . John Herrington is a former astronaut who is taking a diaganol cross-country bicycle tour to promote math and science in schools. He's a pretty cool guy and I am proud to be part of the project (even as just a web-programmer). Check out his site and send him good vibes and prayers for his travels. I think what he's doing is admirable.