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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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American Zofingen Race Report

“We been through every kind of rain there is. Little bitty stingin’ rain… and big ol’ fat rain.” Forest Gump Sunday was an epic day.  Any American Zofingen day is epic, almost by default, but yesterday pushed epic to a … Continue reading

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The Serotta CXII mostly ready for American Zofingen

The Serotta CXII mostly ready for American Zofingen with the newly glued up Hed Stinger 9s, although the bike still needs a good cleaning. Yesterday was my first ride on the Stingers.  I took them on the hilliest route we … Continue reading

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First review of the DeSoto Forza ITU Trisuit

On Friday I received the DeSoto Forza ITU Trisuit I ordered.  I’ve been a DeSoto fan for quite a few years now and own two T1 First Wave wetsuits and two pair of Forza tri shorts.  The quality of these … Continue reading

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Recovery Weeks and Holidays

Perhaps it is a good thing that my recovery week aligned with the holiday week.  My training really fell apart at the end of the week, mostly due to the holiday, but also because lots of driving and an unfamiliar … Continue reading

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Epic run? Well not quite.

At about this time last year I had one of my most epic training runs: 21 miles through snow (as much as 6 inches in places), slush, rain, and wind. It took me 3:16 to finish those 21 miles. Today, … Continue reading

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Baby Gap, App Gap and 20 mph Headwinds

There’s nothing like a good head wind to teach one to keep a good aero profile. Today, as I headed south towards Bristol and Baby Gap, I encountered progressively stiffening head winds. I expected that, but I was trying to … Continue reading

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15 miles, and maybe American Zofingen Long Course isn’t out of reach

After a good long run this morning I’m beginning to think that racing the long course at American Zofingen isn’t out of reach. I won’t have the endurance base I had last year, but I do have more speed. Of … Continue reading

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American Zofingen Selling Out

I just got am email from CM2 stating that American Zofingen will sell out soon.  This is an absolutely amazingly sick race and not one to be missed.  If you’ve even been thinking about this one, stop thinking and sign … Continue reading

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