2016 Buff RR

I completed my first race of 2016 and it was a doozy.  I managed to have a pretty relaxed week (except a massive dehydration run on Monday that also worked in some major stomach issues, note the speed climbing is way slower than descending, heck even try to figure out when I started falling apart https://www.strava.com/activities/536081321) and […]

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Polar V800

Cycling is a gear oriented sport.  Or at least, it attractions gear oriented folks.  For the most part, I think it is a good thing.  Nothing keeps motivation going like a new power meter, bike, pair of shoes, etc. There are some challenges.  A rider still needs to be able to understand their body and […]

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January/February Training

January and February is a great time in a racers life.  Usually you’ve had your fun in the fall doing other things than slaving away on the bike and now it’s time to get back on the bike in a more serious manner.  Most cyclists can’t wait to get back to thrashing the bike and […]

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10 Simple Weight Loss Tips

There is quite a bit of difference in the needs and goals of the folks I train, however eating healthy is always at the top of my list.  I don’t believe in fads or “diets”, rather I work to create simple habits and easy decisions.  With folks on more specific overall loss goals, I can […]

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Plyometrics for Cycling

Plyometrics have been around for a long time, although it is quite new to many cyclists.  Sports that require a lot of explosiveness (basketball, football, most all sports…) have been using plyos to get more power for over 30 years.  It is a less used workout in endurance sports.  I am actually a big believer […]

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Colorado National Monument

I have to say, few rides exceed my expectations.  On our recent trip out West, my brother and I decided to mix up mtb and road bike rides.  On the first day we attacked the CNM and I was extremely impressed with this place.  What an amazing ride.  The climbs aren’t super hard, the scenery is […]

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