Fergie Meek Cycling Blog

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National Bike Challenge 2017!

Here we go again, another year, another challenge!  Here in Fort Wayne we haven’t had the best start, there was a storm late last week that brought down numerous trees onto the trails and...

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Back Riding Daily

April is #30DaysOfBiking so I am using this as preparation for this year’s National Bike Challenge. So far things are going well, I feel strong and I now have a Dexcom G5 CHM unit...

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A Short Post For Mike Hall, RIP

We all know that cycling can be dangerous but it was still devastating to learn this morning that Mike Hall had been killed while taking part in a race across Australia. Although I never...

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First Day of Spring

Today is the first day of Spring so that obviously meant that I rode to work in a thunderstorm and my bike computer temperature was displaying 32.6F! The last few weeks have been very...

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Recent Rides

The Maumee section of the trail network seems to have been abandoned by the parks department since December and is still officially closed (happily, people are ignoring the ‘trail closed’ gates!). My commutes are...

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Stomach Flu and Closed Trails

Life has been unintentionally interesting recently, on a mundane level there has been a lot of rain causing major flooding on the Fort Wayne trail system. ​ ​ Last weekend my health suffered a...

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Winter Woes

This winter has been wet, and cold, and did I mention wet? Of course this turns the Fort Wayne trail system into an unusable mess for many areas. ​ In addition to uncleared snow...

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Happy New Year!

After a few weeks of decidedly iffy weather 2017 has begun with a spectacularly lovely day. My total mileage on the bike for 2016 was 6312 miles! That is much, much more than I...

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Ice, Snow and Floods

The end of the year is shaping up to be quiet on the cycling front. The weather has been truly awful and I now have s cold to add to the misery! The trails...

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First Winter Snow Storm

I woke up to a couple of inches of snow today but decided that I could still go out riding, unfortunately the snow just kept falling. ​ I had decided on a 15 mile...