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Sharing Is Caring

Suzi / October 1, 2017

The New York Times recently published an article about the increased use of bicycles in the city. A year ago, I became one of those riders, subscribing to the Citibike bike sharing program. I had watched for a couple of years while bike stands popped up with increasing frequency, their rows of cheerful royal blue bikes standing ready to accommodate…

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Owning it

Suzi / October 1, 2017

I only do sprint tris. It’s not a big deal. I find myself saying things like this a lot. When people learn that I am a triathlete, they seem impressed. For some reason, I feel the need to disabuse them of the notion that I am doing something worthy of their awe. And so I backpedal, downplaying the significance. It’s…

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Have a Heart(rate monitor)

Suzi / October 1, 2017

I just became the proud owner of a Garmin Forerunner 735XT. Although I’ve had activity trackers with heart-rate monitors before, I’ve never used the monitor for more than a quick glance and thinking “Wow, I’m really workin’ it” during a run. Not wanting to let my shiny new (at least new-to-me) toy go underused, I asked for advice from my…

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