- Took advantage of the great weather today and headed for the hills!
- The gloves are off! (Literally) perfect weather this afternoon in .
- The upside of a 'real' workweek: a real weekend! 7 hours on the schedule today and tomorrow. Weather cooperating too!
- .@ I am both an amateur cyclist and writer. Your praise means a lot. Thank you.
- Today: 40m car commute. Work 4hrs. Sneak 30m strength in a park during lunch. Work 4hrs. 40m back home. 1h on the rollers.
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Each season presents unique challenges. This year I have already seen that scheduling workouts and races will be my biggest challenge. Last year I had a very stable job, and I hadn’t yet worn out my wife, so I rode … Continue reading
For this weekly update, I am going to give an overview of my first phase of training, Base 1. The first two weeks were flawless. I met my goal hours and every workout. This can be pretty tough to do … Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve gotten a Weekly Update published, but now that I’m back to regular training, I’ve got a few things say. Training has been going along, and I’ve had a few good and (more) bad days. … Continue reading
It has been a slow week on the blog, but it is because I’ve been exceptionally busy at home. If you follow my TrainingPeaks training archive (link on the right menu) you may have noticed I’ve been getting my workouts … Continue reading
In past years, ‘cross season has been more of an after thought than anything else, but that is where I have always found my best results. My arguments in the past have been a decreased depth of talent, and simply … Continue reading
Last year’s cyclocross training regime was simple: Race Saturday and Sunday, and ride Wednesday Worlds as my only workout. Believe it or not, with 18 races and only about 9 workouts, I was able to eke out my best season …
Cyclocross is offically here! The local road racing season is finished with the exception of a fall mid-week TT series. For those of us who know better, it is time to put away the TT bike and get the CX … Continue reading
I’m continuing to enjoy riding my bike without racing. It is a bit of a shock to the system to drop back into ‘base’ training and long endurance miles. I’ve found myself bonking a few times because the energy requirements …
Yup, it’s Friday… But I’ve been really busy and I’ll keep this brief. I’ve been trying to get some endurance miles in, but it hasn’t gone too well. I’ve been pretty swamped with things to do and working late hours …
After a successful weekend of racing, I’m now focusing on preparing for my cyclocross season. I was going to head out for a good endurance ride on Tuesday, but it didn’t quite go to plan. I drove the baby up …