Blake Landry's Journal

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A two wheeled vehicle with a purpose Mar 01, 2014

After quite sometime of deliberating (ever since signing up for the Illini 4000 back in September, about 6 months), I finally decided on a bike. The bike is a Trek CrossRip and is designed for cyclo-cross; Read more…

You learn something new every day Feb 28, 2014

Before joining the Illini 4000 team and becoming knowledgeable about all the various cancers through team presentations, I would see the pink ribbons and instantly associate it with breast cancer awareness.  However, I was completely naive Read more…

A new perspective on bean counting Feb 26, 2014

Based on my prior post, I though this short YouTube video entitled ” The Time You Have (in JellyBeans)” was very relevant and helps to provide a unique visual perspective. To see the video, click Read more…

A simple fundamental question Feb 16, 2014

It is often said that “Hindsight is 20/20” in which one is able to obtain clarity from difficult situations. This is wonderful for personal growth, however there is one rather large unfortunate drawback: one has Read more…

T-minus 105 days… Feb 08, 2014

It is hard to believe that we only have 105 days until the start of the ride in the Big Apple.  It feels like just yesterday that I remember receiving the acceptance email, though in Read more…