I posted last March/April about over doing it too early. Fortunately/unfortunately we have been having crazy warm weather in Colorado coupled with no precip along the front range. This has resulted in the perfect January for going for 5 hour rides in the mountains. Which can be the last thing your knee joint needs or […]Read more "Over Training on the Bike – Too Fast, Too Fast"
Here is a vid I made from last year when I got my site back and up. Still sad to miss almost 2 years of posts, but at least it’s working now.Read more "Website is Back…last year."
The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is coming to Denver. I had almost forgotten about it’s impending arrival in February. As a frame builder, this is the Mecca of design and innovation. I am pretty excited to see what is out there and compare some of my frame detailing to the real pros. I usually […]Read more "NAHBS – North American Handmade Bicycle Show"
This weekend I was reminded how lucky I am to have a wife who supports me riding. After a pretty fast Gateway ride on Saturday, I was looking for a quick hard workout on Sunday to continue my march towards Spring fitness. I wasn’t terribly motivated to get out so I called one of my […]Read more "Riding Out of Your Comfort Zone"
So here we go, the truth comes out. How did I do in 2012? I posted in February last year a few key goals. I didn’t have a great year in 2012 for sure. It was marred by some additionaly challenges that I didn’t predict. I crashed hard 3 times. I still kept racing […]Read more "2012 in Review"
As stated in my last post, I am on a weight loss push. I am trying to get down to 170ish. I always drop a bit initially, then level off into a slow roll of the weight coming off. I lost about 1.1 lbs per day for the first 5 days and now have gotten […]Read more "Low Carbs and Low Calories While Bike Training"
I am beginning my usual season prep diet. I try quiet hard to maintain a reasonable weight during the holidays to make the spring less painful. I am a big believer in not trying to go up and down a great amount in a year, especially as an athlete gets older. I have certainly noticed […]Read more "2013 Season Diet"