BackBlast The Quaker Express

The Quaker Express

  AO: HulkyGears Conditions: 51 degrees, cool   YHC got a text the night before that Spork & Skimmer were planning a ride from the Hulk starting at 6:30 and asked if I would be interested. At first I was hesitant and wanted to follow the federal guidelines for social distances but after further reflection, …

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BackBlast Day Umteen Thousand of World Shutdown

Day Umteen Thousand of World Shutdown

70ish   Modified Virtual Disclaimer recited in plank position.    Crankbait noticed that we were Three-Quarters of our Lock’d & Loaded Shieldlock, where’s Humpback?   10 Merkins SC 20 SSH IC 20 TTT IC 20 IW IC 20 HillBillies IC   COUPON WORK   15 OHP w/ Coupon OYO 15 Bent Over Rows w/ Coupon …

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BackBlast Running from the Shadows

Running from the Shadows

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 50 degrees (20 degrees cooler than yesterday); slight westerly breeze, clear sky PAX: ERC, Texas Ranger, Quaker (QIC) Somebody named El Red Cardo wanted to run today and since Mr. Cardo is twitterless & slackless, YHC told him I would provide the PSA to the other PAX. Mr. Cardo also does not …

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BackBlast Hulky Gears – 18 & Life to Go

Hulky Gears – 18 & Life to Go

AO: Hulky Gears Conditions: Mid 60’s, slight breeze As YHC approached the Hulk, he passed a fellow PAX pedaling hard down Frontage Road to arrive on time. As YHC pulled into the parking lot Billboard, Skimmer, and Backdraft (fresh off of IR) were unloading their bikes and preparing for the launch of a new AO, …

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BackBlast Out Running the World

Out Running the World

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 54 degrees & 1 mph wind Corvid19 has effected every facet of American Life. Schools are closed, people are self-quarantining, borders are closed, social-distancing is in full effect, “Dogs and cats living together, Mass Hysteria!!” It has gotten so dire that the entire F3 region has officially shut down. Qs are responsible …

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BackBlast Still Running . . . Against the Wind . . .

Still Running . . . Against the Wind . . .

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 62 degrees & breezy Yesterday the region experienced an all-day rain event, so this morning the PAX anticipated a wet, windy run in the storm’s aftermath. Around 2:30 pm on Thursday during the deluge, Hottub put out the call on Twitter for HCs. Almost 3 hours later Skidmark promptly chimed in with …

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BackBlast What to do…what to do….

What to do…what to do….

Conditions 50ish.  Pretty decent #EM was up and as usual, posts were made in the Slack channel to see who was a HC.  The Q rolls around to various PAX, and I had some thoughts so I took it this week.  Figured we’d have our standard 4-6, but some had other obligations so it was …

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BackBlast LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 39 degree, calm It’s been over a month since YHC last ran with his brothers at Hulkamania (#FastestAO) and at least that long since a B.B. was posted!! YHC misses everything about Hulkamania. YHC misses the desolate drive down Frontage Rd B-2; sliding into the gravel lot; 30 seconds of stretching; lighting …

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BackBlast Running for Cover

Running for Cover

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: Perfect Per the weather app, a cold front was coming our way and temperatures would dip into the low 30’s for Saturday. Today, however it was still warm, 59 degrees, which is not too bad for November. There was a slight breeze and oh yeah it was raining. GOOD! Running in the …

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BackBlast Racing Thoughts

Racing Thoughts

AO: Hulkamania Conditions: 72 degrees, crescent moon Last evening 3 PAX HC’d for the 1st post Mini Marathon Race. YHC was first to arrive and had a difficult time exiting the truck. YHC felt somewhat unmotivated. Was it the Blues because the training for the Mini had ended? Was it general fatigue? Or was it …

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