Every fall/winter is usually the time I get the most inquiries about coaching. Many work out to be clients and some don’t. I learn more from each interaction and I truly learn the most from the folks that sign up. I am lucky to work with some extremely informed clients. Many have read more cycling […]Read more "Coaching New Clients – An Opportunity for Growth"
I’ve been working on a new Cross frame besides the Frankencross (which I still love, even though I had to repair a break due to a crash on a singeltrack descent that broke a finger, as well as the seatstay on a rock). The new frame is designed to be more race oriented = a […]Read more "Columbus Spirit Cyclocross Frame"
If you have been racing hard all summer, you are likely ready for break as September comes around. While most non-racing cyclists are still riding strong because they have metered their summer along slowly, if your racing all summer it can be hard to keep that same level of mental and physical intensity. As I have […]Read more "Staying Fit in the Fall by NOT Riding your Bike"
My final post on this build is all about the ride, except for the part about my naïve error. So let’s just get it out of the way – I underestimated the strength needs of the integrated seat mast. After some research, I found that I really should have used a seat mast sleeve that […]Read more "True Temper S3 – Part 5 the Conclusion"
Interestingly enough, the Ironman in Boulder is this weekend. Almost exactly one year since my Hillbilly Ironman in 2013. If you are getting ready to hit up Boulder, here is my take on the experience on many of the same roads for the bike. Prep Swim Bike Run SummaryRead more "Ironman Boulder"
Since I really want to have a sold documentation of a first point recovery, I needed to add another post. And likely will add more as the year progresses. I feel pretty much 100% most of the time, however it is definitely not read for full on soccer type activities. I played 3 hrs of […]Read more "MCL Tear – 83 Days "
My last update on my MCL, hopefully. It’s now been nearly 11 weeks since my injury and I hitting my stride (literally and figuratively). As of this weekend I am clear to do whatever I want, at least from the Doc. My lovely wife isn’t quite there on soccer and certain criteriums. The knee feels […]Read more "MCL Tear – 73 days"