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 […]Read more "2016 Buff RR"
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 […]Read more "Polar V800"
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 […]Read more "January/February Training"
In February I will hit my 4 year mark of when I started building bike frames. What started out as a fun hobby has turned into an obsession of creating and challenge. I’ve learned so much over this time frame. Building a bike frame is one of the most challenging and rewarding efforts a person […]Read more "Frame Building – The 4 Year Mark"
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 […]Read more "10 Simple Weight Loss Tips"
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 […]Read more "Plyometrics for Cycling"
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 […]Read more "Colorado National Monument"