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Kyle's doin' 29 right

Cheers to Kyle’s 29th

So far, Kyle’s 29th year is off to a amazing start and I hope the momentum continues. In the six short weeks since his birthday, he’s flown a small Cessna, completed a half Ironman, biked the Going to the Sun Road in Glacier, and is now completing a motorcycle trip to Alaska and back. Not bad, eh? For Kyle’s birthday this year, I wanted to do something special because 29 can sometimes be one of those “Meh” birthdays for people.…

Hike to Revett Lake near Murray, Idaho | Stuck in North Idaho
Leavenworth Oktoberfest

A Different Oktoberfest

Every year I give you all a run-down of the various Oktoberfest celebrations throughout North Idaho. I've listed several beer tasting events by town, did a three-part series about the Leavenworth Oktoberfest and last year highlighted Critfest and the Coeur d'Fondo - two biking events hosted right here in Coeur d'Alene. This year is a little different... This year I'm shifting focus to those bike events I mentioned. You see, for three days a week, over the course of at…

Why I Bike | a post highlighting one man's experience in joining a healthy biking community.

Why I Bike

All images for this post courtesy of the Coeur d'Alene Bike Co. This might seem a little reminiscent of Andrea’s post “Why I Run”, but in case you haven’t noticed by now, what drives us respectively, differs greatly. But before I reveal my enthusiasm for the greatest mechanical invention in the last 200 years, I have to specify that this post is about road biking. There are many different ways to bike on many different styles of bikes, and my…

It’s Friday. Let’s celebrate. 

Jamie is nailing my mood today. Welcome to Friday! Got any good plans for the weekend? Not much going on here. Kyle is training for the Coeur d'Fondo, so he'll be spending about 3-4 hours on his bike tomorrow. Me? I'll be getting a hair cut and looking at fancy homes with my parents. I love the Parade of Homes :) We're rolling right through August and it's blowing my mind a little. Our FIVE year wedding anniversary is only…