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Running and Riding Stats from Strava data

As a cyclist, runner, and a person into technology, it is difficult not to be attracted to Strava. With Strava's open API, I immediately wanted to access my data and find ways to work with it. I started with putting together a simple API wrapper in Coldfusion and am now working it into a Mura CMS plugin for storing and displaying data on my own site. 

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Coldfusion Strava API wrapper

I've been wanting to work with the Strava API to gain access to my running and cycling data that I store on the service. I did a quick search for a Coldfusion based api wrapper, but was unable to find anything. So, I started to put together my own Strava V3 API wrapper written in Coldfusion.

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New Year's Eve 2 mile Prediction Run

Kim and I both decided to do the New Year's Eve 2 mile Prediction run to close out the running year. I predicted a 2 mile time of 15:25 and ended up running a flat 15:00. I always seem to push a little harder when around others and it is interesting to run without the Garmin watch which provides instant feedback at all times. 

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Photo inspiration

Looking for inspiration to get out and take some photos? I'm always excited about photography after checking out the Canon DSLR Owners group on Flickr. 

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Winter cross training

I've been slacking on my running lately and have been hoping to get back on track. I also wanted to find a new activity to help keep my fitness where it should be in the winter, so I decided to give nordic skiing a try. 

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