Author Archives: Joe Johnson

Back from the Break

I’ve been away for a while now and I think it’s time to start the blog back up. There is a lot going on and I want to catch everyone up but first I really want to thank all of … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day Today is Memorial Day here in the United States. It is a holiday that is set aside for remembering our fallen soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice. It is also the unofficial start to summer, providing a three … Continue reading

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Breaking the Fourth Wall

Every once in a while here at the blog I break down the fourth wall and talk about what has been going on in my life without much of a topic. This generally happens when life becomes hectic or I … Continue reading

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2014 TD 5 Boro Bike Tour

Wow. Wow Oh Wow. Some bike rides are done to train for bigger rides. They are rides that you go on knowing you are working towards something larger. Some rides are just for fun. You go out knowing you have … Continue reading

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Still Stewing

I’m still stewing about last week’s topic, the horrible treatment of Ernest Gagnon by Boombotix. They basically crafted an advertisement and had to backpedal from the fallout. The company blamed a young designer that went ahead and posted the ad … Continue reading

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Unexpected Inspirations

I know I have been talking about running a lot, but I feel like I have been running a lot. I can’t wait to get back on the bike, but until then, I run. The gym where I run has … Continue reading

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Professional Procrastination

Brian, from IWearSpandex, recently emailed me to ask what my plans were for traveling to the TD 5 Boro Tour. We are planning on riding together and, knowing the size and scope of New York City, he was trying to … Continue reading

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Twenty Minutes

I used to be a smoker. I quit when my son was born, over four years ago. Once you are a smoker it is something that will always be a part of your life. I still dream of smoking cigarettes. … Continue reading

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Mental Spring Cleaning

I really didn’t want to write an update this week. I mean, I wanted to write one, but I didn’t have a topic and I really had to do some laundry. And some cleaning. A lot of cleaning actually. I … Continue reading

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Routines

It’s amazing what can become a routine in your life. A couple of years ago I was extremely overweight and my idea of physical activity was walking to the refrigerator a few extra times for snacks. I hated exercise. I … Continue reading

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