Author Archives: VictorN

First ride in many months

I’ve exceeded 190 lbs in weight after working a few months of 70-80 weeks, with a few exceeding 90 hours. Those projects being completed, I think it is time to get back in the saddle, literally. Especially since my previous … Continue reading

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Will 2014 be like 2012 or like 2009?

I’m hoping it will be like 2012? Why, 2012 was a miserable training year as work kept me out till January or February, but at least I was still able to finish American Zofingen long course (it wasn’t pretty). In … Continue reading

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Hip Bursitis

I am making a slow recovery from what my doctor says is mild hip bursitis, although at times it doesn’t feel mild – at least not when I’m active. I have been getting in about 5 hours if cycling each … Continue reading

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Hip Injury

I’m out of action for a little while, at least I hope it is just a little while.  I’ve been suffering from hip pain for over a month now.  At first I just thought it was muscle spasm or possibly … Continue reading

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Jim Ray Memorial Heart Ride

I want to thank all of you who generously contributed to this year’s Jim Ray Memorial Heart Ride. We’ve raised close to $7000 and are on our way to $10,000. Thanks! Now some details about the ride… Most of us … Continue reading

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American Zofingen 2013 Race Report

It has always struck me how prominent the number 3 is in American Zofingen: 3 bike laps and 3 run laps (first one is warm up and doesn’t count). But it goes much deeper than that. For example, on the … Continue reading

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Transition, American Zofingen Style

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First Ride up App Gap this Year

I got in an early ride up App Gap, complete with snow, sleet, slush, and lots of sand. I can still feel the grit between my teeth. Generally, it was a good ride and most of the suffering was due … Continue reading

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First run in the NB MT00s

I probably should have gotten on the bike today instead of running, since the temps were well in the 50s, but I ended up running the local trails instead and took the MT00s out for their first run. I’m not … Continue reading

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Put In a Good Week

Training continues to go well, now that I’ve worked through that ITB injury. I ran 9.5 yesterday at a good but comfortable pace. I ran in the new Innov8s I just picked and they seem like great shoes. The fit … Continue reading

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