Weeks 4 & 5 are behind me and they were full of SO MANY lessons. I've come to embrace the phrase, "character building." … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide 💀🚴♂️ – weeks 4 & 5 taught me some lessons
You might be wondering how I got myself into this mess... 100 miles in Death Valley? What am I thinking? I ask myself the same thing every day. Many times. Erik put together a video that does a pretty good job of telling the story. Check it out below. I'll be back soon with another training update – I have some new experiences to share that you won't want to miss! … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide 💀 🚴♂️ – how it all started
I joined a group from JDRF San Diego for a great group training ride this morning to finish off my third week of training for #ScottsDeathRide (100 miles in Death Valley this October with @erikdouds for JDRF - learn more and support us at https://diabadass.com/death-valley). I finished the week with 79.08 miles in the books (plus a handful of fun basketball sessions), and I’m … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide – Week 3 wrap up
I finished week 2 of my training schedule on Saturday and I'm feeling good! I can tell that I'm getting stronger, and I can tell that my body is changing. How? Because I'm hungry and tired! Good reminders to focus on my sleep and nutrition – both important parts of building my base. I talk about these things, and a few more, in this quick video. Check it out: … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide – 2 weeks of training in the bag!
I connected with my friend Shaw for a nice ride over the long holiday weekend. I was excited to hear that his journey with physical fitness started with cycling! Check out the video: … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide – Blame it on cycling
My training schedule has officially started for #ScottsDeathRide (details here...) – I'm partway through week #2 as I write this. One thing I'm already loving is visiting with friends while riding bikes together. The other day I spent some quality time in the saddle with Sara and we talked about why she rides. It's a powerful story full of inspiration – I think you'll like … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide – Sara and why she rides
As I really get rolling in my training plan for #ScottsDeathRide (details here...), I want to bring you up to speed on the cool rides, people, and stories that take place. Not long ago, I connected with my friend George "(the original) Ninjabetic" Simmons for a great Father's Day ride. Take a look at this quick video: George is awesome, and it was a blast … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide – Father’s Day ride with George
A few months back, my friend Erik Douds talked me into this crazy adventure of cycling 100 miles through DEATH VALLEY to benefit JDRF. Henceforth affectionately known as #ScottsDeathRide – a.k.a. JDRF Death Valley 2019 Ride to Cure Diabetes! (don't worry, I'm not going to die) Join us on our mission to raise $8,000 in support of JDRF while riding our bikes 100 miles in … [Read more...] about #ScottsDeathRide – What in the world?
I attended my first JDRF TypeOneNation Summit since moving to San Diego and had SO MUCH FUN! My father-in-law and I spent countless hours watching boxing together over the past 20 years, so I was excited when I realized who walked in the room to kick things off. None other than former pro boxing IBF World Champion, Paul "The Ultimate" Vaden! He's been supporting JDRF since 2004 … [Read more...] about JDRF TypeOneNation Summit in San Diego
Today is another special day for me! Thanks for joining me on this little celebration hike that I'm doing today. It's a pretty big day for me! I am celebrating 39 years living well with diabetes, and I thought what better way to do that than to get out for a little hike. There are all these awesome trails that couldn't be more than five minutes away from my house. So, I … [Read more...] about 39 years of living well with diabetes – celebrate with me!