- Took advantage of the great weather today and headed for the hills!
- The gloves are off! (Literally) perfect weather this afternoon in .
- The upside of a 'real' workweek: a real weekend! 7 hours on the schedule today and tomorrow. Weather cooperating too!
- .@ I am both an amateur cyclist and writer. Your praise means a lot. Thank you.
- Today: 40m car commute. Work 4hrs. Sneak 30m strength in a park during lunch. Work 4hrs. 40m back home. 1h on the rollers.
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In case you missed any good reading this year, I will link and summarize my most viewed posts of 2011. Readership on the blog ballooned in April, and a few of these posts are before then, so perhaps you missed … Continue reading
Cyclocross is offically here! The local road racing season is finished with the exception of a fall mid-week TT series. For those of us who know better, it is time to put away the TT bike and get the CX … Continue reading
Last season was my first full season with a power meter. It opened my eyes to a few things, including the fact that I have a natural “Time Trialist” power profile. I thought this would automatically make me good in … Continue reading
I received a question on gauging recovery status from heart rate and power. I have almost two years worth of power and heart rate data, so I thought I would detail my experiences. Keep in mind every rider is different, … Continue reading
With one of my goals for 2011 to improve my time trialing ability, and the first race on the calendar being a time trial event, I have been putting a bit of time and energy into various aspects of my … Continue reading
I am in the early stages of planning for 2011, and one of the key things to look at is my performance in 2010. I am using every tool available to me to try to figure out what worked. I … Continue reading
There are a many ways to measure basic body composition, and I have used a few over the years. Calipers are quite simple, accurate, and often free. I was calipered once at 24 hour fitness as part of a free … Continue reading
On Sunday I came down with a cold. Not a bad one, but some body aches for a couple days, which has now moved into my throat, leaving persistent phlegm, a hoarse voice, and the occasional tickley cough. I haven’t …
I’ve been going quite well, and have not been doing my threshold estimation tests all summer long. I find testing to me more useful during the early parts of the season when I am not racing as often. Since I’ve … Continue reading