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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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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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Transition, American Zofingen Style

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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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Another Fall Climb Up App Gap

Somehow my prior post with this image disappeared into my Blackberry, so I’m writing and posting this again. Of course this post won’t be as brilliant as my earlier post. Below is a shot from the top of App Gap. … Continue reading

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Another Cracked Shimano Chain

This is the second Shimano Ultegra chain in a row that I have had to replace prematurely due to cracks. I like the Shimano chains because the are smooth and shift well, but I think it is time to try … Continue reading

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Injured, No Running but Riding is OK.

I’ve been recovering from what feels like ITB tendinitis: my left medial thigh is sore, both while running and to the touch. I made the mistake of thinking I could run through it, but finally wised up and took a … Continue reading

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Not sure what this means

Not sure what this means?

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Mileage is up there, but so is the weight.

My work load has been heavy, so my posts here have been light. I have gotten some good training, thanks to an incredibly long stretch of great weather. I’ve managed about 8 hours of bike riding, including a 3 hour … Continue reading

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