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Shimano E-Tube Project on Windows 8

May/23/2013 in General

As Shimano moves from 10-11 speed and continue to improve their electronic shifting they developed the E-tube project to allow all us users to update the software so last years DI2 is as fast as the new stuff. One problem, the E-tube project is not...

Home at Last

May/21/2013 in General

I have been on the road since May 1st and: I don't even want to know how much in bike box fees 35+ hours in the air 10 flights 8 airports 5 hours of delays 3 1/2 Ironmans 0 dollars earned I will delve into the details of Bilbao Triathlon next week.  This...

7th – Mallorca 70.3

May/15/2013 in General, Race Reviews

As my toes curled in the white sand beach of Alcudia waiting for the start pistol I had my doubts of what the day would bring after the debacle at St George 6 1/2 days earlier. For the fourth time in four races this...

70.3 US Pro Champs – St George

May/07/2013 in General, Race Reviews

Training through a miserable Chicago April my training had gone surprisingly close to perfect. After nearly 5 straight weeks of mid-30's & 40's in the rain I was trimmed out to make a run at a national championship. The trip out there started off with a...

Thank You

May/01/2013 in General

Through the years I have slowly met hundreds of you who religiously read my blog each week and I know from google stats that there are thousands more of you out there. I am grateful to have developed such a following over the years. Whether it is my storyline...

Triathlon Beginners Buying Guide

Apr/23/2013 in General

Every year Triathlon magazine, Running, Bicycle, and a handful of other magazines have a buyers guide of all the great swag on the market.  All the carbon, seemless, air blown foam, weightless aero  technologies providing you with the edge over your competitors.  Then at some point...

Boston Shakeout

Apr/16/2013 in General

The attacks on the Boston Marathon is an act of terror against the world no matter who is responsible.  The Boston Marathon is like no other event in the world because it is not a "championship" event but the pinnacle of amateur and professional athletics...

Swamping

Apr/09/2013 in Focus Aid, General

First off, I have joined twitter nation @Starykowicz so now you can follow me and get even more insight to my random thoughts.Swamping as defined by the Google dictionary is the "present participle of swamp" which means NOTHING!The dictionary for mudding refers to mud which is...

North Carolina Training Trip

Apr/02/2013 in Focus Aid, General

A group of 8 of us ranging in ability level met up just outside of Robbinsville for 4 days of hard training in the mountains.  For some of us it was a boot to get into shape for the season, but for most of us...

70.3 San Juan – Race Report

Mar/28/2013 in General, Race Reviews

I apologize for it taking 10 days to post this race report but I have been training hard and have written and rewritten this race report.After the glitches and poor performance that occurred at the ITU Clermont Sprint I was left looking for anything positive to come...