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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Momentum Magazine and Team Winco - Behind the Scenes...

On the first day of National Bike Month, the Summer issue of Momentum, the publication of the National MS Society, is arriving at homes and available online! As I mentioned in a previous article, our Bike MS team is featured prominently in an article and on the cover! Now that the magazine is out, I wanted to share some details about how this all came to pass, what it means for our local chapter of the MS Society, and behind-the-scenes info about the photos that appeared in the magazine.

Monday, April 29, 2013

Weekly Fundraising Update

Last week was a Bon Jovi week - "Whooah...we're halfway there!"  After a fast start, things slowed down but we hit some great milestones! Details after the jump...

Monday, April 22, 2013

Weekly Fundraising Update

Last week was our second biggest fundraising week of the year, with a total of $400 raised. We're now at $2,205, or 44% of goal. We have a long ways to go, and the big push is starting this week! Highlights and "shout-outs" for the week after the jump...

Monday, April 15, 2013

Week 4 Fundraising Update

Week 4 of Bike MS fundraising update: slow, but steady. We're at $1,805, or 36% of my goal of $5,000. Thanks everyone! Details after the jump...

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Running Before Biking...

I haven't been able to spend much time on a bike so far this Spring. Several running events are impacting the time I have to train for Bike MS this year, starting with the Race to Robie Creek this weekend. But I have a plan to help mitigate that...

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Bike MS? Walk MS? Clearing up some confusion....

There's been a little confusion about the Walk MS event in Boise on April 20th, and the Bike MS event in Utah on June 29th and 30th - specifically, which one am I fundraising for? Which one would I like contributions for? I'd like to clear that up. More after the jump...

Monday, April 8, 2013

Many Ways to Help...

I get a number of questions and comments from folks who would like to help with Bike MS fundraising, but may not have the resources to make a big financial commitment - or are generously donating to other causes. There are many quick, simple things you can do that do not require a financial commitment, but can really help us as we raise funds to help fight MS. Here are a few...

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

How To Train - Suggestions, Web Sites, Gadgets and Stuff

Here's my two cents on some questions I get from time to time about training - how to train for a long-distance cycling event (especially if you're just starting out), how to track workouts, and how to keep in shape when it's cold outside...I'm certainly no expert, but here's a few things I've picked up over the past few years...