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Tim Unkert

Active Recovery and The Non-Broken SaddleJune 14th, 2017  8:19 pm

A positive from today was that I didn’t break my saddle during yesterday’s ride. Instead what had happened was the post slipped so the nose was tilted way down. I corrected that and began my 70-minute recovery ride. The Recovery Ride As soon as I started the ride I knew it was going to be […]

Resilience For The Win!June 13th, 2017  10:30 pm

This morning on CBS’s Good Morning America Newt Gingrich was talking about Donald Trump’s resilience. No matter what you think about our president this is certainly the case. Newt spoke about Donald’s “Art of the Comeback,” particularly a point in his life where he was filing for bankruptcy and Ivana told him she wanted a […]

The KOM on the Rampage Segment Will Fall This YearJune 12th, 2017  5:46 pm

The title of this post really has nothing to do with the ride I did today but I felt it was necessary to bring this up. I rode the “Crystal Lake Rampage” Strava¬†segment the other day and while the winds were crossy and I wasn’t going for it I noticed something. It’s newly paved. Yup, […]

Smaller Circles and Chaffing – How to Get Less ChaffingJune 11th, 2017  8:11 pm

Today I woke up and actually skipped the Bowflex. I was getting out of sync and would need to legs on Tuesday when the Tuesday night ride is. It is important in training to sync hard with hard and easy with easy. I rode this morning for a little under an hour but that was […]

Manning Up and Concluding the Permit Sticker PartyJune 5th, 2017  8:07 pm

I have to say after working through my Bowflex routine this morning and eating breakfast I looked upon the day with some trepidation. I wasn’t entirely optimistic that we would finish up putting on the permit stickers on in time for Big John (pictured above) to come pick up the WGN to bring to USPS. […]

Permit Sticker Party to Finish Monday?June 4th, 2017  7:24 pm

Today was another day at the “permit sticker party.” Again, the place was packed as we put stickers on another 10,000 or so magazines! It was really exciting, you should have been there. The line up for today included: DJ (Radio) Radio 2 (my dad) Ashley, Allie, and Nate Mark 2 Bette and Tay Radio […]

Permit Sticker Party Extended Another Day!June 3rd, 2017  9:33 pm

Today we kicked off the permit sticker party at Cromwell after we noticed that our magazines didn’t have the mailing permit printed on them. Now before you say, “hey that’s not really a party, it’s more of you putting stickers on the back of magazines for 10 hours,” consider this: We had: Radio Radio 2 […]