- 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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I’m in the middle of my first phase of Base training. If you’re going ‘By the Book’, The Cyclist’s Training Bible, then you’ll know this phase as “Base 1″. This is the first organized phase of training and focuses on … Continue reading
This blog frequently features tips for racers and cyclists that are inspired by my racing and training. I am a cerebral person and tend to focus on facts, figures, and race reports. I’m also an optimist and I think that … Continue reading
All sports have categories of competition. Take the NFL for example, there are the “Pros” (NFL Players), and a few ‘minor leagues’, like College Football and Arena Football. Cycling is no different, with stratification of pro teams and amateur license … Continue reading
It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. I’m sure you’ve heard the outcome, but I’ll continue the report as usual… I had a lot of rest last week so I expected the first race to open up the … Continue reading
The weather was forecast to be bad for this race. I was expecting it to be muddy, but was surprised to see it was worse than last year. One the drive up, I could hardly see anything, nor stay on the … Continue reading
This is the second of a two part post detailing some year over year differences that I believe allowed my to progress to the highest level of amateur racing in 2011. Here is the link to Part 1 if you … Continue reading
This race report will be pretty short, since the course and weather was nearly identical to the previous day. The main difference was the field sizes, as the overall race attendance was down about 50% from the day before. The … Continue reading
Last summer, I wrote a post detailing various aspects of my lifestyle and how they factored into my efforts to become a Cat 2. This year I have gotten my Cat 1 and have seen increased success and fitness. A … Continue reading
Here is a good video from the race last weekend. It has my first on-camera interview at the end. I had trouble talking after inhaling all the dust on the course, but all things considered I think I did pretty … Continue reading