- Didn't expect weather quite this bad. The snow has stopped, so I'm still holding out hope for a ride today. Should have ridden yesterday...
- The weather should be appropriately nasty for tomorrow's afternoon pre-ride of the @ Boulder Roubaix. It'll keep the dust down.
- Hangin' with @
- First race of the year done! I made a few moves and then rode in easy on the last lap. Not a bad start to 2012.
- Racing the @ Louisville Criterium Tomorrow? Check out my 2011 Race Report for some inside info.
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Monthly Archives: March 2012
I’m not a very ‘in the know’ guy, but I actually heard this name last summer. The news broke this afternoon and I wanted to take a quick moment to get on my soapbox. First, there are a few interesting … Continue reading
Ideally each training cycle lasts three weeks, followed by a rest week. I often try to incorporate a ‘blowout’ ride at the end of each cycle. I have tried various methods with these rides, but I usually try to approach … Continue reading
The past few weeks have brought my season’s goals into focus. It has been a long off-season after battling a pair of injuries (a broken collarbone, and my recent knee pain). I’ve emerged from winter healthy and ready to take … Continue reading
If you race, you should watch pro racing. There is a lot of insight to be gained from watching the strategy play out during a race. However, pro racing contrasts with most weekend warriors in a few important ways: Length … Continue reading
I’m back on the bike and I’ve been riding for a week pain free. I know I’m not 100% out of the woods yet, as I can still find a tender spot in my knee, but it seems as though … Continue reading
With my new schedule at work, I’ll be missing the Lookout Mountain Hillclimb Time Trial this Saturday. The climb was used in the USA Pro Cycling Challenge’s final stage last year, and also features in two local races, a hill … Continue reading
My knee pain had improved significantly with taping and stretching, and I was tempted to race Sunday and cancel my appointment. However, I decided to keep my ‘eye on the prize’ of my later season goals and picked up an … Continue reading
This is just a quick note and a follow up on my promise for a non-knee related posting for last week. I am planning a post with some video analysis of riding in crosswinds. There are a few specific things … Continue reading
I stuck to the plan and took it easy on the bike last week. I rode for about 4 hours and did two hours of core strength and stretching last week. After a few easy/recovery paced rides without pain, I … Continue reading