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Loving the Bike TV: Jar of Sand and Water

April 23, 2014

What does the inside of your head look like on any given day?  Well, in this video I show you and talk about the benefits of taking time out to let the sand settle in your head. As always, Loving the Bike TV is about Loving Life on and off the Bike.  I hope...
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Loving the Bike TV: When You’re Not Loving Life

April 16, 2014

I dropped the news last July that I was an Enthusiastically Depressed Cyclist.  Yes, I told the world I suffered from depression, and was at one of my all time lows.  During this period, I was definitely not Loving Life….on or off the Bike. So, what did I do?  Well, a few things…..and today...
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Loving the Bike TV: Guest Host – Scott Price

April 9, 2014

Former Canadian National Cycling champion, Scott Price is our guest host for this week’s episode of Loving the Bike TV.  Scott is definitely the kind of guy who is Loving Life on and off the Bike and recently launched Pureformance is all about helping athletes tap into their inner drive and improve their...
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You’ll Never Complain About Road Conditions or 3 Feet Ever Again

April 1, 2014

This is the cycling video I’ve been wanting to make for a very long time now.  I’m not much of a video editor, but I put this together to give you a first hand look at how my riding looks in Grenada. Note: Grenada is a totally safe place to ride a bicycle…..for the average cyclist. ...
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Loving the Bike TV: Motivational Chinese Food

March 26, 2014

In this episode of Loving the Bike TV, I explain why you need to act immediately when you feel motivated or compelled to do something.  This week I was inspired by a Ted Talk given by Bono….I hope you enjoy.  Loving Life on and off the Bike. To watch the Bono Ted Talk mentioned...
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Loving the Bike TV: Believe You Can Do It

March 19, 2014

Belief is possibly the biggest ingredient when it comes to achieving your goals.  As you know, I’m no runner….but it wasn’t until that first dude ran a 4 minute mile that others knew it was possible and were able to do it themselves.  Same thing with climbing Everest.  Once it was done, there was...
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Loving the Bike TV: Get Out of Your Own Way

March 12, 2014

The intention of Loving the Bike TV is to help inspire you to Love Life on and off the Bike.  In episode 2, I talk about some wisdom that has personally changed my life for the better….and I hope you find success with it as well. My parents are visiting right now and with...
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Loving the Bike TV: Intro

March 5, 2014

I’ve been talking about it for a while now, but finally figured out what to do with Loving the Bike TV.  The series is going to be all about Loving Life on and off the Bike, and in this first intro episode I give a very brief explanation of what it’s all about. The...
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Cycling On Your Vacation

February 12, 2014

I want to know more about your vacation travel plans, and if cycling is part of determining where you travel next. As a guy who loves cycling and travel….as well as someone who just happens to own a Caribbean bicycle tour and rental company, it would help me out a lot if I knew more...
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Deux North

November 27, 2013

There are countless bicycle inspired videos out there, but when Dylan Nord asked for my opinion on what he put together…I told him it was worthy of being shared.  So here it is….Deux North.  Below the video is Dylan’s words on what inspired him to put it together. Deux North by Dylan Nord Even...
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A Winter of Cyclists

November 19, 2013
A Winter of Cyclists

Mike Prendergast is in to tell you about a cool cycling project/challenge he put together that helped create more bicycle commuters…even under chilly and icy riding conditions. You can view the trailer below, and by leaving your comments on winter bicycle commuting you’re in to win a full version of this film (your choice...
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Go Biking While Your Cruise Ship is in Port

November 16, 2013

Cruise ship season has begun.  If you’re going on one this year and you’d like to incorporate some cycling into your stops at port, here’s a money saving tip for you.  Be sure to get out there Loving the Bike on your cruise, and if you’ll be stopping in Grenada be sure to let...
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