I’ve been thinking about the amount of exercise needed to be healthy, let alone be considered an athlete. The CDC gives us this guideline: Adults need AT LEAST: 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., brisk walking) every week and muscle-strengthening activities on 2 or more days a week that work […]Read more "Defining Who is an Athlete"
While most folks are most worried about not getting enough training, it is often the issue of overtraining that can be the most damaging to cyclists. Overtraining can result in a major, several week setback to your fitness. The balance a coach and athlete must play is between the fine line of overreaching and overtraining. […]Read more "Dangers of Overtraining for Cyclists"
After a good 6 months of riding, I thought it might be time for a long term test thought. So far the frame has performed admirably. I should mention that I removed the integrated seat post concept a few months back. I can actually notice a bit of ride difference. I think I preferred the […]Read more "True Temper S3 Update"
I’ve ridden a pretty big variety of cycling apparel. Although, I have been fortunate to have sponsorship support most years I have been riding, I have had to buy my own stuff as well. The list of companies that I have had full kits from include: Primal Castelli Giordana Pearl Izumi Each has their own […]Read more "Pactimo Team Kit – Sonic Boom"
Here are some random photos that may end up in a post about a few frames I have completed or I am completing soon. Some fun diverse stuff coming out of Campie Design Studio.Read more "Random Frame Building Photos"
Wait lists are a funny thing with custom builders. It really depends on your production time, right? If it takes 2 months to build a frame, than 3 frames loos like a long wait list. If it takes a week, than it’s a whole different story. For the first time I am building frames for […]Read more "Wait list"
I built the bike up with SRAM XO, Stan’s wheels and carbon bars/seatpost. It is an incredibly light (24 lbs with pedals and cages) and nimble handling bike for a 29er. I am extremely happy with the ride. I rode a fully carbon 29er for a while until I got this bike built. My frame is […]Read more "29er Mountain Bike – Final"