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Rob Reid
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passionate about running, bicycles, bike lanes, hiking, BC wine. husband, dad, family man, business improvement professional, and @twowheelgear ambassador.
passionate about running, bicycles, bike lanes, hiking, BC wine. husband, dad, family man, business improvement professional, and @twowheelgear ambassador.

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There's No Such Thing as Junk Miles
I've read a fair number of comments recently about junk miles. And that really got me thinking: is there really such thing as junk miles? Part of the problem is, from what I read anyway, that there isn't a consistent definition of junk miles. I initially th...
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Training Update: 5 Weeks to the BMO Vancouver Half Marathon
Time for an old fashioned training update. If you are a regular reader of this blog, then you know that I completed my first half marathon back on February 11th at the Vancouver First Half Half Marathon 2018. It was an awakening for me - I loved every secon...
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Gear: Two Wheel Gear Convertible Bike Briefcase
My good friends at Two Wheel Gear  recently launched and now right in the middle of their latest Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for their latest creation: a Convertible Bike Briefcase . Similar to their other bags, the Pannier Backpack Convertible (see...
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Richmond Olympic parkrun
I have recently discovered and fallen in love with a fantastic, free running event that happens to be right near where I live! It's called parkrun. It's free. It's every week. And from what I can tell, many people have never heard of it. So let me tell you ...
Richmond Olympic parkrun
Richmond Olympic parkrun
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I Ran the Vancouver First Half Half Marathon!!
I finished my first half marathon! This past weekend, on Sunday, February 11th, 2018, I finished the Vancouver First Half Half Marathon ! And holy smokes did it feel good! Start line at the 2018 Vancouver First Half Half Marathon I had anticipated finishing...
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Registered for My First Half Marathon: The Vancouver First Half
So I just registered for my first half marathon. On February 11, 2018, I will run the Vancouver First Half Half Marathon . I am super pumped to do it. And I have exactly 3 months to train for it. I think the course is a perfect first half marathon for me as...
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Becoming a Two Wheel Gear Brand Ambassador
When I truly believe in something, I naturally become an advocate for it. Whether it's a company, a product, a place, or an experience that aligns with my values, I love to tell others about it. I also have a strong moral compass, high ethical standards, an...
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Gear: New Balance Vazee Pace v2
New Balance Vazee Pace v2 Earlier this month, I got a new pair of runners. It was time for a couple of reasons. First, my last pair was showing early signs of deterioration (parts of the sole were coming off - I glued them back on for now) and, second, my l...
Gear: New Balance Vazee Pace v2
Gear: New Balance Vazee Pace v2
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Time to Train for a Half Marathon?
So here's my confession: I've never entered a race. Neither running nor bicycle. Never. I haven't raced in a competitive event since elementary school track meets. I have registered for a couple, but something has always come up and I have never been able t...
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Route: Cypress Bike Route
Up until a the Arbutus Greenway opened earlier this year, I used the Cypress Bike Route as part of my regular bicycle commute to and from work. I was a huge fan of the route, which runs along a traffic-calmed corridor on residential streets. The route begin...
Route: Cypress Bike Route
Route: Cypress Bike Route
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