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  • Simulator update

    Ben has been making great progress on the new SolidWorks CriticalPower simulator for Wired Magazines NEXTfest show and also for our new season of KidPower presentations. Critical Power will be on display in the “future of transportation” pavilion at Nextfest from Sept 13 to 16. We purchased a cheap recumbent exercise bike to use as […]

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  • Hello everyone Ben Eadie here, the geek behind the brawn. I have been entrusted to post on this blog by Greg while he is out on the boat during the record attempt… Ohhh! the power Bwaaaahahahahaaha…… hack! cough! he he…. So you will have to put up with mine bad gammer and speling for a […]

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  • [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aO_iwNRJ2wQ] YOU CAN FOLLOW MY PROGRESS DURING THE 24 HOUR RECORD ATTEMPT On Saturday June 2, 2007 starting at 9:00 am MST, I will be transmitting blog updates directly from a camera phone on WiTHiN – probably about one per hour or so. I won’t be emailing these updates, so if you want to follow […]

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  • MEDIA CRAZINESS [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aO_iwNRJ2wQ] They don’t call him the PR wizard for nothing. Neil Bousquet from Synergy Marketing has been working magic getting me press coverage for the 24 hour record attempt this Saturday. I’ve been bombarded with Television, newspaper and radio interviews all week. The major reason I decided to go for a new 24 […]

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  • There are a few recent developments that are very exciting! I just finished a full day of shooting a 7 minute Discovery Channel segment with producer Neil Thomas from Full Throttle Films and Cinematographer Allan Leader. I was VERY impressed with this crew! Great guys and very professional. We shot a bunch of technical stuff […]

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  • Well, I checked off pretty much the last major item on the ever-growing TODO list for WiTHiN today. I was supposed to be out on my bike all day today, but it snowed yesterday and rained all day today, so I postponed the ride for tomorrow and made further progress on WiTHiN today. The only […]

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  • It’s been a while since I’ve written about anything aside from building Within, so I thought that I would take this moment to share whats on my mind right now. Ironman is exactly 1 week from today, Sunday, April 15. If you want, you can watch it live at Ironman Live. . I’m into my […]

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  • 2007 Ironman Arizona race report

    Flat tire deflates Greg’s hopes for Ironman Arizona 2007 In 10 Ironman distance triathlons, I have yet to experience a flat tire on the bike course, so I was not all that surprised when I heard the terrifying “psssssstt” sound coming from below me as I was half way through a sub five hour bike […]

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  • OK – I think I have finished the new BLOG site, and I’ll stop messing around with the URL’s and stuff. Here is the final location for everything. Please take a few moments to update your Bookmarks, Live Bookmarks, Address Book, and RSS feeds. This is the new main URL for the PedalTheOcean.com BLOG:http://www.adventuresofgreg.com/HPB/HPBmain.html This […]

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  • Contact Greg: Greg Kolodziejzyk Executive Director & Expedition Leader e. greg@pedaltheocean.com i. http://www.adventuresofgreg.com skype: adventuresofgreg

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  • Apple iTunes link (or open iTunes and searchthe music store for PedalTheOcean)http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=217386002 RSS Link:http://feeds.feedburner.com/PedalTheOcean Web version:Episode 1: Introducing Greg KolodziejzykEpisode 2: Technology and Human power …

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  • This worked out VERY cool and was definitely worth the effort to put it together, as it is totally the high-light of the school presentations. The short video clip above says it all. Thanks to Matt for the awesome video work, and to Jennifer for the photography and help. Link to Quicktime Video The simulator […]

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  • The Kids from the Calgary Science School sent me a package of cards they drew to thank my for the presentation. They all drew pictures of Critical Power, so I thought I would scan them in and post them here for you to enjoy! That just made my day!!!!! Thanks Calgary Science School.

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  • The new “Pedal The Ocean” video! Dare I say that this video is now finished! After a million revisions and weeks or revising, creating 3D animations, filming, sound editing, etc, etc, etc. I think this is the last and final revision. Luke at AmazingVoice.com kindly offered to sponsor the expedition by donating some of their […]

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  • New expedition name, logo and web site!Expedition management company RaceRecon is on-board Introducing “Pedal The Ocean” The Human Powered Trans Atlantic Speed Record Expedition A big update today with lots of important news. First and foremost, I am signed a deal with Pat Brothers from RaceRecon, an expedition management company based in Sydney Australia, and […]

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  • I’ve been working on a new promotional video that will become part of a sponsor package. It’s important, so I have been spending a lot of time working on it. I quickly outgrew Imovie HD and upgraded to Final Cut Express – wow, what an editing package! I am very impressed. You would not believe […]

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  • Presentation for the grade 5 class at the Calgary Science School I was invited to speak at my Nephew Nicks school on Thursday – What a blast that was! I had a great time. It was whacky hair day which is why some of the kids in the photos look a bit strange. Didn’t want […]

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  • The Zeeman Ocean Challenge Ocean rowers Ralph Tuijin and his brother Michael are just over half way across the Atlantic ocean on their way from La Gomera, Spain to Curaco. The expedition is a sort of shake-down leg for Ralph, as his main focus is to cross the Pacific Ocean at its widest point – […]

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  • Sponsors and blatant self promotion On a whim, I blindly sent out some emails a few weeks ago to sort of test the waters with regard to how eager companies would be to sponsor the Atlantic expedition project by donating their products. I sent an introduction email with the above .jpg image attached. I have […]

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  • 2006 Ironman World Championships race report

    Ironman Hawaii 2006 race report “You must learn from your past mistakes, but not lean on your past successes.” Denis Waitley This is an awesome video Pat made for me featuring some short video clips, photos from the day and U2’s “Beautiful Day”. Greg finishing Ironman World Championships 2006 in Kona, Hawaii I learned a […]

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