Beauty, Cycling

Beauty in Bicycles

Bicycles can be a lot of things to a lot of people. A mode of transportation, a way to build community, a way to keep in shape, a sport, or an extension of their personal style. But if your bike is an extension of your personal style and your style tends towards the more glamorous side of the closet, not just any old city bike will do.

Beauty comes in many forms. Engineering and craftsmanship can be beautiful. So can user-friendliness, performance, and even social significance — and, of course, forms and colors can be beautiful too.

Beauty, Cooking, Cycling, Food

What The Tour De France Cyclists Eat

The 104th edition of this Grand Tour de France started on July 1 and will continue until July 23. Each cyclist burns between 5000-7000 calories per day/per stage, due to the tremendous physical effort and output, sprinting, climbing mountains, all that combined makes them burn thousands of calories which they need to replenish with food like this, every day.

Creamy Spaghetti with lots of meat, cheese, and chunky veggies.

So, if you want to eat like this every day, grab your bike and climb the mountains at top speed!

inspiration, Lifestyle, Motivation

Flowers Bicycles Motorcycles Bike Paths To Wonder And Be Happy Today!

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Cycling is a wonderful physical activity, hobby, sport, or way of life. I love cycling in all its forms.

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But I also love motorcycles and cars, buses, horses, ok, any form of transportation, a donkey? Yeah, why not!

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Pedaling my bicycles, riding my motorcycles and horses has taken me to places of wonder, then my brain takes pictures of beauty and my heart rejoices.

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Cycling, inspiration, Motivation

Anything Goes On Sunday: I’d Rather Be Cycling!

I needed some house repairing tools and wanted a palm tree, but I was not in the mood to drive the car and get into traffic. So I decided to do what I really love to do: cycling. Really, I will rather be cycling than driving, all the time. So I grabbed my bike that has a rack attached to it and rode away to Home Depot!

On my way to the store, I was pedaling fast, breathing, puffing, and doing my usual “dancing on the bike”. After pedaling 16.7 miles (26.72 km) I got to the store,  secured my bike, went into the store, and bought what I wanted. Time to go back  🚲 🚲 🚲

I go to my bike to get everything ready to go back home. Using some high-quality stretch elastic bungee cord hooks I bought I tie the palm to the bike and to my surprise I rode without the palm moving to the sides at all, it was pretty secure!
The 16.7 miles (26.72 km) back home were so awesome and full of fun that I hardly felt the heavy weight I was carrying on my backpack, and the palm tree loved the ride!
I felt proud of myself knowing that I could carry in my bicycle everything I bought, and rode a total of 33.4 miles (53.44 km) with no problem, enjoying every second of it.

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I Rather Be Cycling Than Driving

inspiration, mental health, Motivation

What Do You Do When Your Patience Wears Thin?

When Your Patience Wears Thin, what do you do? Some people do yoga, exercise, some others pray, others get so desperate they yell, behave erratically and dangerously. There is another approach people take: ignore their feelings and put them under the rug.

For starters, there are some persons who are truly patient and can take a lot of bad actions (betrayal, lies, etc) from others without saying a word, but eventually, everybody’s patience wears thin, sooner or later. What do you do when this happens to you?

I usually walk by myself, a long walk, with the path full of steep-climbs and difficulty. I love to climb stairs. When I come back I jump in the swimming pool and then relax, by then, my patience is healed.

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Spending time with my daughter and grandchildren gives me great pleasure. I talk to the birds, plants, my livestock, I enjoy the sunlight rays. Enjoying nature fulfills my heart.

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I re-read the Goodman and Gilman Pharmacology book and spend hours creating medical hypothesis and even theories that I have proven right and published.

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Playing my guitar, singing my favorites songs CREDIT Photo to: George the cat – Ayleen O’Hanlon

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What do you do when your patience wears thin?

ANXIETY AND SUPPORT

Free Thinking, inspiration, Motivation, Nonreligious

Saturday Night For The Freethinker: Telling The Truth And NOTHING But The Truth!

Why do people lie so much? Hiding, convoluting, hurting each other, and then, lying again.

It’s annoying for me, the lying, the fantasies that people create, invent and imagine, for one reason or another.

I rather the harsh truth on my face than a “compassionate” lie behind my back. It’s much easier to tell the truth than a lie. It has less complications and makes you free.

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Believing in God or not, being religious or not, that doesn’t make you a better or worse person. Look at this “wonderful” cyclist I used to admire, a lot: Lance Armstrong, an atheist who cheated his entire career to get ahead. He had the guts to say the following… “I hope I would be judged on whether I had lived a true life”. Really?!

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And, on the other side of the coin, we have this filthy theist Christian Florida pastor, finally in jail, thank goodness.

William Milam, 62, pastor of Olivet Baptist Church

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And now our FREETHOUGHT OF THE WEEK, and it’s about truth.

Gadgets, inspiration, Lifestyle

My New Electrical Scooter Rock And Rolls

I am 58 years old and my next birthday is April 18 … aaahhhh … glorious 59. And the next one will be the big 60! (feel like 20 though)

You live life once, I thought, so Martha, let’s get crrrrrazy and get yourself an electrical scooter and/or a motorcycle. This is the baby I’m getting (max speed 25 km/hr and good uphill power)

SCOOTER WITH LIGHTS ON

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See, I have been a bicyclist for 15 years already. I have built powerful muscles and resistance. I can climb hills that are pretty steep and I love speed. I can go down the airport highway of my city where I live at 84 km/hr (52.19 miles/hr). And I am not afraid. I love it. But I am ready to try new things, and an electrical scooter is my gift for this year’s birthday, In the meantime, I will keep looking for the motorcycle of my dreams!

SCOOTER WITH LIGHTS OFF

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