All posts by: kendra

A Blessing for cyclists near and far

It’s that time of year again…time for RAGBRAI, the great bicycle ride across Iowa. Although we are not riding it this year, our friends are headed out there and it stirs up some great memories of past years. I’ve only ridden it twice, but the ride is so epic that it’s hard to forget. Funny......
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So-Called Easy Peasy Bike Overnight

Bike Travel Weekend, promoted by Adventure Cycling Association is a movement encouraging folks to plan and carryout an overnight trip on a bicycle. Many of us don’t have the time, resources, or inclination to pull off a multi-day, or longer, bike trip. So why not go for a single night? I find it liberating to......
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Minimalist Packing for an Overnight Bike Trip

With less than two weeks until Adventure Cycling’s Bike Travel Weekend, I wanted to do a quick post to give my tips and tricks for packing for an overnight trip on a bike. Florida lends itself to minimalist packing because it is so freaking hot here, especially the first weekend of June. There is certainly......
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5 Boro Bike Tour – Epic Adventure in the Big City

After a year of planning and anticipation, we recently crossed off an event on our bucket list and rode the 5 Boro Bike Tour in New York City. This ride, or as I heard it called by someone on their Facebook Group page, is more of a unique spectacle than anything else. Yes, it’s definitely......
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A Spring Bike Tour Benefiting a Trail Town

Geez, I’m a little behind on posting, wouldn’t you say? No excuses, just a part of life…I find that so many things ebb and flow over time…interests, energy, time management skills, etc. The last couple of months have brought an incredible number of opportunities and experiences into my life; I enjoyed the processes, the learning......
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Scout the Route – Bike Florida Spring Tour route inspection

Only have time for a quick post this week because I am heading up to Gainesville for a Bike Florida Board of Directors meeting and a couple days of riding. I recently had the honor and pleasure of joining this board and am in awe of the passion and dedication the board members and staff......
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Havana Hills Spring Bike Ride 2017 – don’t miss it

In only it’s second year, the Havana Hills Ride promises to be a great start to the early spring cycling season in north Florida. Nestled in Gadsen County just 14 miles north of Tallahassee, Havana is a former rail town that now boasts antique shops, art galleries and other wonderful specialty shops and cafes. The......
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Choosing my Word of the Year for 2017

I love this idea of picking a single word as a theme to the new year (thank you, Gretchen Rubin). It provides an opportunity to choose a path, whether it is a straight and narrow path with a clear goal or just a general direction, it’s a great place to start. But what word to......
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Just Do It – Set a Goal and see where it takes you

When I turned 50 in December 2015 I set a goal to write 50 blog posts over the coarse of the year. I had dabbled a bit with a blog but was inconsistent with my posts; setting a goal was my way of ensuring I would stay motivated and on track. Thinking I would write......
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Gluten-Free Bisquick Pizza Crust

Pizza lovers, listen up, we have found the most delicious, easiest pizza dough recipe ever, and as a bonus, it’s gluten-free. Go to your local grocery store and in the baking mix aisle, look for Gluten-Free Bisquick. You might have to look hard, move some boxes around on the shelves, maybe squat down so you......
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