Michael Fransen

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Aidslifecycle

Alc2019

Aspen

Bostonterrier

Bouldercolorado

Colorado

Cycling

Denver

Dogsofdenver

Endaids

Fightaids

Gardensofthegods

Goldengatebridge

Halfwaytola

Hawkhill

Lookoutmountain

Marin

Marinheadlands

Otterpopstop

Race

Redocks

Royalgorge

Running

Sanfrancisco

Sram

Strava

Utah

2021-01-21: Sometimes the scenery is more fun than the run. Okay, most of the time it is.

2020-12-18: Praying to God that he doesn’t ask me if his new sweater makes him look fat. 😬

2020-12-15: Twin Peaks, San Francisco 🏃‍♂️📷

2020-12-06: Working at Strava is turning me into a runner.

2020-11-17: Some days, most days, it’s really hard to get out of bed when it’s dark to go running, but then you …

2020-11-15: Winter Run On The Coastal Trail 🏃‍♂️📷

2020-10-30: Midnight Runners at Sunrise 🏃‍♂️

2020-10-30: Midnight Runners Pastry Run 10/30/20 🏃‍♂️

2020-10-16: Three times running up Mt. Tam this week! Hopefully someday it won’t exhaust me so much.

2020-10-03: Saturday Progress Today I got time, gradients, day of week, and dates working. Current outside temp is up next. I am …

2020-10-03: Swift has destroyed my ability to work with any language that uses semicolons.

2020-10-02: MFMetric Update Tonight I made some serious progress on MFMetric, my version of La Metric. I finally have the two …

2020-09-10: Today the sky isn’t nearly as orange as yesterday in San Francisco, but the air is much, much …

2020-09-10: Does anyone know of a website that you can upload a textbundle file to be shared and viewable?

2020-09-09: San Francisco Today #nofilter #needanairfilter

2020-09-06: Chasing Smokey Sunsets

2020-08-28: Every time I have to go back to the world of Obj-C, I want to pull my hair out and feel the need to …

2020-08-25: If the iPhone 12 comes with Touch ID, it will be an automatic purchase for me. Very much over Face …

2020-08-23: Eucalyptus Run 🏃‍♂️

2020-08-22: Sleepy Simon

2020-08-18: Finished reading: The Subtle Art Of Not Giving A F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach To Living A Good …

2020-07-24: Marin Headlands I noticed this printed inside my new @Rapha bibs. I love it it because it’s so true. The Marin …

2020-06-27: iPadOS 14 seems to be hijacking many google search results and sending you to the news app.

2020-06-22: It’s time to get on the SwiftUI train. Anyone have any recomended resources?

2020-06-19: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #9: Billy Porter And the category is…. Tremendously Talented. If you don’t understand that phrase, I …

2020-06-17: Apple is probably relieved that WWDC is virtual this year. I would have predicted some uncomfortable …

2020-06-16: Billy Porter’s version is 🔥

2020-06-16: I may not be good with CSS, but I 🖤this shirt. Buy Here all procedes are going to trusted …

2020-06-15: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #7 & #8: Riah Milton & Dominique "Rem'mie" Fells Last week I wrote about Nina Pop and how she was the fifth black trans woman killed within a month. …

2020-06-15: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #6: Jason Collins Jason Collins was the first active NBA play to come out. He was born in 1978 in California and has a …

2020-06-15: Finished reading: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng 📚

2020-06-09: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #5: Marsha Johnson Marsha Johnson was an American gay liberation and self-identified drag queen. She was one of the …

2020-06-08: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #4: James Baldwin James Baldwin was an American novelist, essayist, poet, and activist. He was born in Harlem in 1924. …

2020-06-06: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #3: Lil Nas X Lil Nas X is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. Most people know him because of his song …

2020-06-06: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #2: Nina Pop Nina Pop was a transgender woman living in Sikeston, Missouri. She was 28 years old when she was …

2020-06-04: 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 Person #1: Lori Lightfoot Lori Lightfoot is the current mayor of Chicago, where she has lived since 1986. She is the first …

2020-06-03: Pride Month 🏳️‍🌈 + 🖤 June marks LGBT Pride month. While this month is often associated with parades, parties, and …

2020-05-20: Sad. The Stud to permanently close after 54 years due to coronavirus losses 😢🏳️‍🌈 …

2020-05-17: Missing TouchID these days. Maybe FaceID wasn’t the best idea. 😷

2020-05-17: My long run is my favorite run of the week. By far. 🏃‍♂️

2020-05-16: Found some of the COVID bears today by @fnnch while walking around SF. I am determined to get the …

2020-05-13: Coffee mug gets a firmware update day. My toothbrush should be due for one soon as well.

2020-05-10: Focaccia was today’s bread experiment. 🍞

2020-05-09: Snapshot from today’s run. This old Dutch windmill and its sibling to the south were once …

2020-05-09: #IRunWithMaud because anyone should be able to go for a run without being slaughtered.

2020-05-08: Apple could dominate the watch category further if their workout app wasn’t so primitive. I …

2020-05-07:

2020-05-06: Oooff, Facebook iOS SDK crashing every app that uses it today.

2020-05-05: Cycling along the ocean never gets old.

2020-05-04: The verdict is in. I LOVE the new magic keyboard for the iPad Pro. Although, I find myself tapping …

2020-03-05: Finished reading: What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami 📚

2020-02-08: Finished reading: The Institute by Stephen King 📚

2020-02-05: Finished reading: Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty 📚

2020-01-20: 🏃‍♂️ Houston Half Marathon 🏃‍♂️ Yesterday I completed my first half-marathon. Since I am rather new to running, I had a primary and …

2020-01-11: Finished reading: Beautiful on the Outside by Adam Rippon 📚

2020-01-07: Currently reading: Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty 📚

2020-01-07: Currently reading: Beautiful on the Outside by Adam Rippon 📚

2020-01-06: Finished reading: Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham 📚

2019-12-26: Currently reading: Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World’s Greatest Nuclear …

2019-12-01: World AIDS Day 2019 Good Sunday Morning! I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. Our’s was pretty chill given that …

2019-10-02: Today marks two years at @strava and still having fun!

2019-09-30: Finished Strava’s Escape Plan. It was our first streak challenge and the requirement was to …

2019-09-29: First time making ramen and there’s room for improvement. Soft boiling eggs isn’t as predictable at …

2019-09-29: Mountain Sheep in Colorado Monumement.

2019-09-26: Holy shit! Did my first 14er today. I am going to need days to recover!!!

2019-09-21: 13.9 miles of walking today and two glasses of Chardonnay for a night cap. Someone’s sleeping like a …

2019-09-21: Fancy Mall

2019-09-21: Fearless Girl

2019-09-20: First Time @ Grand Central Station 🚂

2019-09-20: It’s not everyday you pick up your new iPhone at the Grand Central Station store.

2019-09-19: Look what showed up today!!! Bring on the snow. @IconPass ⛷❄️ 🏔

2019-09-19: I am very excited to be in NYC this weekend and go check out the new Apple Store on 5th Ave.

2019-09-18: Now I just need the phone.

2019-09-16: Whoa! Apple Arcade launched on iOS 13 Beta. On second thought, I’m okay with being forced to get the …

2019-09-15: Summits of Rocky Mountain National Park.

2019-09-15: First time at Rocky Mountain National Park and it did not disappoint.

2019-09-14: After working with SwiftUI for > 6 hours today, I’m wondering if it will even be ready for …

2019-09-14: If your dataTaskPublisher isn’t executing your network request, make sure you are telling it …

2019-09-14: Anyone know of any vegetarian meal delivery services? We’ve been doing @HelloFresh, but it’s getting …

2019-09-10: Rockefeller Center from Sunday

2019-09-09: St Patrick’s Cathedral was stunning yesterday with the sunlight shining from behind.

2019-09-08: St Patrick’s Cathedral was breathtaking today. Gorgeous building.

2019-09-08: I’m loving NYC so much!! #tryswiftnyc

2019-08-10: Finally got to Boulder to do a ride. #bouldercolorado #cycling

2019-06-30: I am so excited right now. Even though I didn’t meet my goal of riding my bike 1000 miles this …

2019-06-25: Back to my usual after-work ride. Feels good to be home and stay home for awhile. #cycling #denver …

2019-06-07: Strava vs SRAM today. Found the gay peloton as well although keeping up with a cat 4 racer was …

2019-06-05: Made it half way to LA today. 89 miles today and 71 yesterday. Yesterday was miserable due to heat, …

2019-06-03: Day 2 was rough. 108 miles in major heat, but you can always count on the gays to liven things up. …

2019-06-01: This is my 13th AIDS Ride. THANK YOU to everyone that contributed this year and especially to those …

2019-05-15: Today I celebrate 13 years with this spectacular guy. The best 13 of my life. He’s my rock. My calm …

2019-05-14: Hill Repeats for 💵 With only about two weeks left until I fly to San Francisco to start a 545-mile bike from SF to LA, …

2019-04-27: Great solo ride today which gave me ample time to think about some things. #cycling #colorado …

2019-04-25: First Lookout Mountain Ride of the year! #colorado #cycling #lookoutmountain

2019-04-22: We had a blast this weekend with Jenny and Matt to celebrate mine and Matt’s bday. We went to the …

2019-04-16: Morning rides in Marin are my favorite mornings. #cycling #sanfrancisco #strava

2019-04-10: It never ceases to amaze me how this guy can get wrapped up in blankets. #dogsofdenver …

2019-03-23: It was a great day skiing today at Snowmass. I finally fell for the first time this season. I’ve …

2019-03-21: Another great group again today. What a great week of riding. #hawkhill #sanfrancisco #strava …

2019-03-19: Big group this morning for Hawk Hill! #strava #hawkhill #cycling #marin #sanfrancisco

2019-03-18: Watched the sunset last night and the sunrise this morning. I miss before-work Hawk Hill climbs. …

2019-03-17: In my first 4 hours in SF, I managed to pick up a bike for the week, get a run in, and have dinner …

2019-03-09: 66 miles/3,800 ft of climbing without training was a little rough, but the views made it worth it. …

2019-03-08: I cannot wait to to ride here tomorrow. #cycling #moab #utah #skinnytirefestival

2019-02-16: I’m enjoying the great views on my train ride home from a great day of skiing at Winter Park. …

2019-02-09: This little guy will never understand how much I love him and how much joy he brings me. …

2019-01-27: Enjoying today’s 50s, before tomorrow’s snow. #colorado #denver #cycling

2019-01-20: Yesterday was a great day of skiing at Winter Park. I took the train for the first time from Union …

2019-01-01: 2018 Year in Sport Two thousand eighteen was an alright year for cycling. I am disappointed that I rode fewer miles …

2018-12-31: 2018 was a year of rebalancing from 2017. I feel like we’ve set ourselves up for a great 2019. …

2018-12-23: The best decorated building in Denver. #denver #christmas

2018-12-21: Happy to spend my day off with this little guy! #bostonterrier #dogsofdenver #dogsofinstagram

2018-11-24: Fun in Winter Park this weekend. So much fresh powder! #winterpark #colorado #skiing

2018-11-17: Colorado is fugly. #colorado #coppermountain #skiing #mountains

2018-11-11: Simon got a new flannel today!! #bostonterrier #dogsofdenver #dogsofinstagram

2018-11-10: Amazing day skiing for the first time in 12 years. #skiing #colorado #keystone

2018-11-09:

2018-11-04: Finally, after 6 months, I’ve finished my 2018 ALC Recap video. Check it out: …