Monthly Archives: April 2017
Due to foul weather I rode one of those fancy, computer screen stationary bikes at Gold’s Gym. I must admit, I was disappointed when I discovered it wouldn’t let me run other riders off the road. 8 miles in 45 … Continue reading
I made it to the gym 3 times this past week (3 different gyms in two different cities) and even though I was tapering off on the weights, I still managed to log some fairly high volume. More than I … Continue reading
After many years using my last life jacket which is now sun-faded and with rust stains from pinning number bibs onto it, I finally broke down and purchased a new life jacket, the Kokatat Orbit Tour, which seemed the best … Continue reading
Not every kayaker has the back of their head featured at a Tom Keifer concert.
17 mile training run on the South Rivanna Reservoir and Ivy Creek, Charlottesville. This boat has more rocker than I imagined and was very squirrelly upstream with the rudder up. Slower than the T-bolt-X and Viper but more stable for … Continue reading
There are many types of kayak paddling just as there are many different types of kayaks. The two videos below cover the most basic types of paddling, mostly applied to flat water kayaking. Of course, these strokes are every bit … Continue reading