It is a fight everyday before and during every ride. You, first of all, fight yourself to discover motivation in today’s busy world. You fight your mind to choose, hopefully, correct clothing that is weather appropriate. There are elements that must be battled, impacting the fights previously fought and that is the weather. That is wind, that is temperature, that is humidity. And then you must fight the means of travel, in the bicycle, to fight its durability and functionality during any adventure, We mustn’t forget of the times you fight your own mind to keep going and exceeding a goal.

#FightOn

#RideOn

Egg Substituteless Breakfast

It’s cool what some brands are doing with Vegan meatless and eggless substitutes. It is becoming easier than ever to be Vegetarian and even Vegan. Truly, it is easy as shit – just eat vegetables, but the majority of us have been spoiled with comfort food and ease of the fast, delicious food from murdering and torturing animals. I am extremely guilty of eating some of these Vegan, quick and easier, products, but some of them are trying to imitate too intensely. And what is up with heath of preservatives and ingredients in these products. I’ve made numerous types of Veggie burgers from scratch. Knowing what exactly is in them, eases my mind and the quality is unreal.

The other day I made a steak substitute with nothing other than a Sweet Potato, I just had trouble finding a Sweet Potato knife:)

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Last night I made a late breakfast, probably because I had a few beverages and was a bit confused, but my goal was to imitate the look of dead chicken babies hatched out of a life-case that escaped a chickens ass. I did not have to wash any fecal matter away from anything. I did not have to kill anything other than the plant genocide that already took place. The plants only have a voice when we choose to speak for them. And most of us talk positively of these plants that we use and kill, sucking all of their life away.

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These resilient plants have vast life in vast places as we keep murdering, they grow their armies quicker. We can only do so much as the slow-growing plant consuming army that we are. Climate change, water crisis and destruction of land helps plant armies expand slower, but we want to murder these things. And the game plan is to let them grow to consume all of them. And an upgraded game plan has been developed. There is a group that hates plants more than us adults. The problem is they are not fond of the dark and evil consumption of these plants. We need to teach these KIDS the magnitude of torture we need to afflict on these living things.

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#EatYoVeggies

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  • Hashbrowns, pan-fried
  • Tofu, crumbled & pan-fried
  • Corn Meal
  • Mustard
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • SeaSalt/Pepper
  • Cilantro
  • Cucumber
  • Radish
  • Onion
  • I used two leftover smartdogs, diced

Happy Wednesday!

Bloggist

I’ve been blogging for only like five minutes, but I’ve been writing for almost ten years. I have been documenting my life since high school. It has just dawned on me recently, that I am a writer. And there’s just enough interest to prevail with succeedidy (made up word). I’m gonna (first, read a book for the first time and then) write a book. 

Chicago-style Dawgza

“Goodbye my friend

I hope you are well

I’m sorry our time has run out

There’s so many stories left to tell

About our battles, losses, and victories too

My tongue hurts with the words

I never said to you”

STEADY HANDS

Recipe at the end………….:)

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I ordered a new bicycle Friday after getting off work. It is by far the most expensive bike that I’ve ever purchased. It is also the nicest bike that I’ve ever purchased.

CrossRip 3

The video shows the CrossRip 2, this will be my third CrossRip, so I have to go with the 3, right!? To help with funds, I will be selling my original CrossRip. I named this bike the HulkRip. The HulkRip is a 2014 CrossRip purchased in 2013. It was my real first bike and I rode the shit out of it! It has a heart of steel with durable aluminum skin. It has been through numerous wrecks and has truly survived a beating. I’ve ridden this monster just short of 8,500 km (roughly 5,300 miles). I have upgraded to a carbon fork and have rebuilt its entire drivetrain. I’m sad to see this beast go. And technically he hasn’t been sold yet;) My Sunday consists of cleaning the HulkRip up and getting ready for a sale.

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I had an interesting Saturday, yesterday, of drinking a lot of beer, eating VEGAN and riding a bicycle, henceforth, VEGGHEAD BEERCYCLIST. This is who I am. I slept horribly Friday night / Saturday morning. I might as well say that I barely failed at pulling an all-nighter. I decided to give up and I made VEGAN pizza while enjoying a beer.

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I don’t always drink first thing in the morning, but when I do it usually makes for an interesting day worth blogging into (onto) peoples faces.

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My idea was to eat/drink and nap hard afterwards. That did not happen. I went out and rode 50km and enjoyed numerous other beers. It was hot and hydration is key and beer is a little more lively than water. It is water on steroids, basically. I stopped at a booze shop after getting into town and forgot I was a minimalist cyclist without major storage space and bought a bomber, a 4-pack and a sixer. The cashier gave my these in a paper bag inside of a plastic bag. I walked my bike home with my hydration necessities. I rested the bag handles on my handlebars to ease my travel.

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The bag broke and shattered my bomber and poked a hole in one out of ten cans. I screamed mother FFFF-er. And a kind sir gentleman, working in his garage, walked out and brought my a 30-pack carton and a garbage can where we disposed of the glass and leaking beer. I continued my journey looking like a bum walking his bike after drinking 20 Busch Lights and still dragging along the last 10…. Destroying the normal label of cyclists not steeping to that level:)

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At times things aren’t exactly how they appear. I dropped my luggage and bicycle off and went to hang out with some family, where I was driven back to the same liquor store to replace that imploded bomber.

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I fed my (first) niece for the first time and had a great lazy day. I also attempted a tipsy Mexican Dawg (to be remastered later) What a great day!

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Chicago-style Dawgza

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Ketchup / Catsup is NOT allowed on any kind of hot dog / sandwich. That is the rule. Nothing beats the flavor of a raw tomato and other various VEGGIES.

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Sauce-PizzaSauce,Mustard,BrownSugar,Tofu,ChipotleP,GarP,BalsamicV,Salt, Pepper,SerranoPeppers – MIX

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I’m lazy most of the time and bought and used prepared Ⓥ pizza dough. I smothered that pizza dough with that heavy duty // heavy gauged pizza sauce and began creating a masterpiece! I used Cucumber, Onion, Tomato with DAIYA and pre-grilled SmartDog slices. I baked slowly before slightly broiling my pie. A little mustard to garnish and BOOM.

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Tempehquito

  • Cook Lentils and Brown rice (from dry state)
  • Boil water in small pot, add sugar/pepper/sriracha and simmer
  • Add chopped Onions and minced Garlic once liquid had evaporated from Rice/Lentils
  • Grill Tempeh, cool and slice
  • Turn oven on low, warming Tortillas
  • Add Chipotle Powder and Dill to small pot
  • Slice Daiya, chop Tomato, Scallions, Radish & Cilantro
  • MAKE AVOCADO CREAM

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  1. Vegenaise
  2. Chopped Daiya
  3. Scallions
  4. Chipotle powder
  5. Cilantro
  6. Avocado

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  • Turn small pot on high boiling adhesive mixture and turn off
  • Use adhesive to Tortilla after Tempeh and Daiya has been stuffed
  • Seal and bake
  • Construct deliciousness.

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Wet Fenders Commute

Everyone has their own routine when it comes to getting to work. I usually Cycle on one of my bicycles to work, but in the past on rainy days, I’ve teleported to my job acting as duct tape to reconnect my man-card. Today was an unusual rainy workday for me lately. I took my newly renewed (intact) man-card and rode my ass to work in the rain. I extremely enjoyed it as the consequences were simply wetness and awesomeness. I felt alive and more alive than I normally do. I don’t know if any readers (my pretend readers) have similar lifestyles (my pretend reader know what i am talking about), but there are a few secrets that I noticed on my damp commute today.

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I normally carry work clothes in a pack (backpack) with other essential things like keys wallet and phone. My wallet is 2×3 and carries two cards with occasional cash stuffed in. I have fenders on my first (real) bike. Which today enlightened me that I need a new bike.

  • Use disc brakes in the rain.
  • Put work clothes in bag inside your pack to keep dry.
  • Bring a towel (which I did:)
  • Bring a change of socks.
  • As always, #RideOn.

The heart rate being elevated before work gives me more attentive work days. Rough work days are forgotten and positively vented with harder riding after work making it vastly easier to fight the grind in the morning.

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Broke

I hope y’all had an awesome weekend!

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(pictures not from my wet commute)