MattyAndAnnika | Sedona

The leg has healed and I’m on my way to full-time riding

Finally, my leg has pretty much healed and I've been riding a bit. Slowly each day I've done more and more riding and a little bit of walking and jogging. It's taken some time to really get to functioning fair enough to ride and now It's time to work towards getting the kind of miles … Continue reading The leg has healed and I’m on my way to full-time riding

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We use the internet less and less every day

Every day we make one more change in our lives to get further away from what this world is becoming. As human beings, it seems as if we all continue to go backward it lines the wallets of the proper ones and the world is the way we should all be living while we continue … Continue reading We use the internet less and less every day

Getting Back on Zwift very soon for some extra ride time

After a lot of debating this, we've decided that I will start riding indoors a few days a week on top of my outdoor adventure rides. I stopped Zwift for a few reasons the biggest reason was the weather had cleared up, however, the main reason I started my Zwift account was so that I … Continue reading Getting Back on Zwift very soon for some extra ride time

MattyAndAnnika | out and about

A long week where everything kept me from riding

I'm not sure what has been going on with the way the world has been working but no matter what we have planned when it comes to riding, something has gotten in the way. Over the last few weeks, I was told by my doctor to slow down on riding (actually he said not to … Continue reading A long week where everything kept me from riding

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Waiting for clearance from my doctor to ride my bike

Today I finally got to see my new doctor, or at least his fill-in; it was a good visit. I got some good news which was that my kidneys were not the lower back pain that we had thought, the lower back pain is just pulled and stressed muscles which need to heal. This had … Continue reading Waiting for clearance from my doctor to ride my bike

Fluffy Pillows | Thunderstorms and Alien

I do believe we need the rest, wow what a remarkable few days. Since the day we started riding bikes I hadn't really stopped more than a day or two at a time, I've always brushed off the pain and continued. This month I took some relaxation time to get things better and over the … Continue reading Fluffy Pillows | Thunderstorms and Alien

Starting Zwift Academy August 8th

So I took a week off from riding my bike hardcore, meaning I did ride every day I was just not riding more than 10 miles each ride. I made it a habit to ride my bike at least 1 mile each day. July 27th and July 28th I did group rides with Bikes and … Continue reading Starting Zwift Academy August 8th

They’re many types of cyclist – Im an Ultra Endurance Cyclist

August 13th, 2017 my wife and I started officially riding bikes for enjoyment and fitness however after a few weeks of it I was hooked and pedaling daily. My Giant ATX entry level hardtail mountain bike that we bought at Bikes and Life of Scottsdale (formerly Giant of Scottsdale) became my fulltime exercise. Each ride … Continue reading They’re many types of cyclist – Im an Ultra Endurance Cyclist

Day 2 – Putting my body in check #nutrition

So... day two and I had started getting the hang of the MyFitnessPal App, it is a very minimal app but so far it does enough. I started the day putting down some food and drinking lots of water, my legs are still in severe pain from riding almost 400 miles between Monday, Tuesday, and … Continue reading Day 2 – Putting my body in check #nutrition

Day 1 – Putting my body in check #nutrition

So... I've been working on trying to figure out why my body is so sore all the time. I know that I ride my bike and workout a lot but I wasn't aware that I worked out a bit too much, or that since I work out so much that I should work on my … Continue reading Day 1 – Putting my body in check #nutrition