Category Archives: Adventures of PC Awareness Guy

How to Ride “Army Strong”

It’s been several months since I’ve had the opportunity to post here on MyBikeInfo. As many of you know, I’m a prostate cancer survivor and the founder of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project and the Prostate Cancer Pony Express. The … Continue reading

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Stretching the Legs of my Elite T-Class Time Trial Bike

How to win a free pair of Sock Guy cycling socks Today was my first ride of 2012 on Zonker, my time trial bike. I posted this morning on my Strava.com profile [http://strava.com/athletes/robertwhess] that I’ll send a free pair of … Continue reading

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Mountains to the right of me. Mountains to the Left of me!

What was I thinking? Tomorrow morning is the start of the inaugural Jeremiah Bishops’ Alpine Gran Fondo here in Harrisonburg, Virginia. When we think of bicycle climbing, we generally think of Colorado or perhaps in the California mountains. But Virginia … Continue reading

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Oh Boy. What a course!

Here at the hotel going over the course map. It’s brutal. We drove the first 15 miles this afternoon and this will be epic ride. But, Freddy and I are ready. Western is forecast to be clear and hot. We … Continue reading

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How a Mortal Plans to do the Ride of the Immortals

Why I climb hills It you follow this blog, you know that I’m a prostate cancer survivor (8.5 years) and that I’m big on exercise and good eating habits as the best tools we have within our individual control to … Continue reading

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How Can a Road Just Go Up and Up?

Reddish Knob – Virginia’s Mount Ventoux The climb up Mount Ventoux in France from Sault is 15.1 miles with an elevation gain of approximately 3,809 feet, for an average slope of 4.9%. The climb up to Reddish Knob from the … Continue reading

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Fast Freddy does the Gran Fondo Los Angeles

Earn “Feet” Toward Your PCAP Climbing Jersey As many of you know – and many of you may not know – TSG, Inc. created the MyBikeInfo iPhone application to support the bicycling-based awareness efforts of the Prostate Cancer Awareness Project. … Continue reading

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Never Rear End a Bee at 39 Miles an Hour

l’Etape du California is in the History Books Saturday was a great ride and the most challenging bicycle ride of my long career:  92.8 miles – from the start at Claremont, to the finish in the parking lot at Mt. … Continue reading

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7 Hours and Falling – Mt. Baldy Here I Come! Well, I’m here in the hotel in Claremont, just a few hours until the start of the l’Etape du California.  The route is 75 miles with 10,500 feet of climbing. … Continue reading

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Mount Baldy and the L-Factor

Have you ever wanted to ride the famous climbs of the Tour de France but just haven’t had the time to make it across the pond to France? Well, if you live in California or one of the neighboring states … Continue reading

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