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Triathlon

Triathlon

By cyclistmike On May 26, 2013 I raced today with the intention of placing. I swam hard. I biked hard and I ran hard. The race was great. The sun was where it should be. The toughest part for me was the swim. I don’t like looking down at the darkness of the water, it…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

Last Weekend

Last Weekend

By cyclistmike On April 29, 2013 This weekend started of nicely. I started Saturday with meditation and Yoga. It was needed and refreshing. Then I putzed around for a little bit debating what to do, where to go. I had heard about a Taste festival in St. Augustine, and I started to make my way…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

The Weekend

The Weekend

By cyclistmike On April 15, 2013 Did a lot for it being a relaxing weekend, spent time with my parents, who are visiting from Virginia and I did my first triathlon in about a year. There was a time in my life when I wanted to do Triathlons professionally. I took the track that could…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

A crossroads

A crossroads

By cyclistmike On June 8, 2013 In these mountains over the past few days I have had that very problem. Three days ago leaving Hiawassee I had an intuition, my body was tired, too much weight too many miles and not enough rest. I ignored it content to be superman. Over the last few days…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

Cycling

By cyclistmike On April 8, 2013 I moved to Gainesville as a place to build my base. I am working on building up my cycling miles as to compete in the notorious RAAM race. I don’t expect it to happen to soon but this is the direction I’m headed. This week I was able to…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

Consciousness & Functionalism

By cyclistmike On September 17, 2015 The basic function of consciousness seems to be survival. This is the first track and role that evolution has played on the basic nature of the world. The basic origin of consciousness can be seen in simple one and two celled organism’s. They eat, and are eaten. This is…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

Ultimate Discipline

By cyclistmike On September 8, 2015 Spirituality is a very energetic word, and it inspires notions of peace, understanding and compassion. Discipline is a similar such word but it’s lacking any sort of excitement. Discipline however is the foundational principle of true spiritual practice. However we could separate the two, because discipline is it’s own…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

Meditation

By cyclistmike On May 9, 2015 Meditation is a beautiful thing. It is all revealing. It is not what people commonly think it is. Real meditation is the most simple technique that can be applied. Meditation is not meant to bring the mind to stillness, or eliminate thought. Meditation is a practice of being, being…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0

DC to ….

By cyclistmike On April 27, 2015 We are where we put ourselves. I’ve been asked, “what went wrong?” on my recent bike trip. I’m smart enough not to let things go wrong these days, but I found myself in a sticky situation. My bicycle journey from DC to Richmond ended some 20 miles North West of Fredricksburg,…

By MikeSteeves December 24, 2018 0