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Mud

Mar/30/2010 in General

The snow has melted, the ground has thawed. It is time to get off the roads and take to the trails. Get out the cyclocross bike, the mountain bike, the trail shoes and prepare to get muddy. Tell the washer to get...

20th Place – ITU Mazatlan Continental Cup

Mar/23/2010 in General

Coming off a great weekend of just annihilation (training wise), it was time to take an easy week and RACE. Since the race was on Saturday and I trained through to Monday, it would be on short rest. In addition, the cold that...

Spring Training Trip

Mar/16/2010 in General

DAY 1As we all converged on Tellico Plains (890') to ride the Cherohala Skyway, I was quiet...

Pushing Redline

Mar/09/2010 in General

When coach looks at you and says: "You're not ready for this workout" as you are wheezing just trying to do a pace that is easily obtainable, you feel...

As The Pendulum Swings

Mar/02/2010 in General

Last week was a rest week. I was able to let up, get off the pain train and do the other important part of training...

Preseason Done – Now Training Starts

Feb/23/2010 in General

As we cross the 50th day of the year, a lot has happened, but nothing much has changed. For me the first 50 days of the year was a training block. An opportunity to get back into shape after 6 weeks down (not...

Olympic Training

Feb/16/2010 in General

The Olympics come once every 2 years (summer/winter games) and I enjoy watching them. One would think that watching and reading about the athletes would motivate you to train harder during this time, but I experience the opposite. All I want to do...

Youthful Enthusiasm

Feb/09/2010 in General

Last week for the first time this year the cold broke me. Cold has not broke me since the 34 degree rain ride in the winter of 2007. This time it was in the pool. The boiler at the pool where I...

January – Done

Feb/02/2010 in General

January - The goal was to be a runner.I did a lot of running, over 300 miles of it. Running hills, distance, easy, sprints, twice a day...

Spring Training Trip Details

Jan/26/2010 in General

As we all have been sitting on the trainer staring at the television watching movies and pirated telecasts of Ironman, Le Tours, and adventure racing...