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Martini Style with Cindy

75 Minutes BIONX Woman … A Powerful Triking Experience

Have you ever made plans for a great afternoon with friends and been surprised by something that made it the best it could possibly be. Maybe a good friend dropped in that you haven’t seen in a long time or maybe the weather was forecast to be bad but it turned out to be absolutely perfect. On Sunday Oct 18, 2015, I got to experience one of those absolutely pleasant surprises. I had made arrangements for a Sunday afternoon ride…

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Triking Tidbits from Louis

A Good Day

What’s a “good” day for you? Is it working hard and accomplishing goals? Is it trying to get a little white ball in a hole in the ground in the least amount of strokes? Is it physically striving hard to reach some goal like the top of a bare rock face or a campsite really far in the wilderness? Is it hanging out with some really interesting people outside? On Saturday August 29, 2015, a good day for us was…

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Triking on the Razorback Trails

A Road Not Traveled

Have you ever been triking or even driving in your car and traveled past a trail or road and asked yourself “I wonder where that goes?” or “What’s at the end of that street?” That is exactly what happened to the Laid Back Triking Martinis on Saturday August 7. We were scheduled to do a meet up with other trikers at 7:00 AM and ride to Lake Fayetteville and back. (If you have read any of our other entries in…

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A Penny Thought

Penny Goes Triking

About five years ago our youngest daughter left for college in Texas. I thought I was going to go nuts over what they call the “empty nest” syndrome. This drove our daughters crazy too. Their solution to the problem was an adorable dachshund “Wienie dog” puppy. Kelly found her in Lubbock, Texas. I named her Penny and she is a piece of work – spoiled rotten to the core. She did make a huge difference in Louis and my life. Louis…

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Martini Style with Cindy

Cindy’s Beginning Recumbent Triking Journey

In the “Our Story“, we give a brief description of our story in how we began riding together on recumbent trikes.  This blog may be an interesting story to some who especially struggle with in the word “exercise”. Ever since I can remember right after college, when I would go out and “play” outdoors doing stuff like canoeing, skiing, playing basketball, playing volleyball, hiking, and even walking I would eventually sprang one of my ankles. I am not kidding, I…

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Triking on the Razorback Trails

Celebrating the 4th of July

Tri-cycling the Razorback Greenway to Lake Fayetteville What did you do on the 4th of July?  Did you go swimming?  Did you watch a parade? Did you go to the lake?  Did you have a cook out and enjoy some fireworks? Cindy and Louis (occasionally he is called Louie from Cindy) did something really different.  We cycled (triked)!  It was an awesome 6 mile trek from our apartment north up the Razorback Greenway to Lake Fayetteville. Louie rode his heavily…

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