Monthly Archives: June 2006

Exercise for the month – no running :(

Bike: 45h 39m 44s – 1404.9 KM

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Irony abounds.

We are planning a trip down east. My wife thinks that it is time the children saw other parts of Canada and that we should start with New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI. As a child I frequently vacationed in … Continue reading

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Brother where art thou? Oh right over my shoulder!

The Canadian government is gearing up to pass a law which will allow it to monitor all Internet activity of every person in Canada without restriction. In short the Federal Government will be able to watch your online banking transactions, … Continue reading

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Too good not to quote

It goes against the grain of modern education to teach students to program. What fun is there to making plans, acquiring discipline, organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self critical. Alan Perlis

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Rambling man

Today is tax freedom day in Quebec. I was going to write something long and biting about taxes and government waste but what is the point? We all recognize it and ultimately when a government tries to do something about … Continue reading

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Doing the distance

3h 13m 04s 101.15 kms 31.43 kms/hr Well I managed to find a route that gave me 100 K but I couldn’t maintain the average speed. No complaints. Today was a perfect ride: Sunny, cool, no traffic, nothing to slow … Continue reading

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Today’s ride

2h 34m 17s 82.51 kms 32.09 kms/hr Aside from the 4×4 driver who screamed “FUCK CANADA!” (I was wearing my Team Canada cycling jersey) it was a great ride in perfect conditions: Sunny, cool, dry and very little traffic. If … Continue reading

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Great ride this morning

Ate a quick breakfast of oatmeal, banana and yogurt. Headed out early – overcast, cool, no wind. Kept it even paced the whole way as I was trying to go 84K today at 32Kph. It was a great ride. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Fat man philosophizing

It is inevitable I suppose that feeling fat becomes part of the process of getting to a healthy weight. Putting on four pounds since the Ottawa ING Marathon doesn’t help. My target weight remains the same and for the moment … Continue reading

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Quick again.

32.2 Kph average on my 62K workout yesterday. It was 32 degrees and sunny with a humidex of 38 degrees when I headed out at 1:30. The great thing about riding a bike is that you don’t get hot until … Continue reading

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