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Weekly Summary for Week Ending 6/5

I had another decent week, with a total of almost 13 hours.  The two key workouts were a 7 mile run on Wednesday, which included 3 one mile temp efforts, run at an average of 6:50 with 2 minutes in … 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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Racing storms to get in a couple of rides.

The forecast for today was rain, rain, more rain, and an occasional thunderstorm.  My first thought was that I’d just get up real early and spend a few hours on the trainer, but who wants to do that?  So instead … 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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Sockless, in the Asics Piranhas

I took the Asics Piranhas out for their first sockless run.  I thought I was getting some abrasion on my instep, but that turned out to not be an issue and I ran the whole 5.5 miles sockless.  Usually, it … Continue reading

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A good week with still one day to go

I’ve been a little busy and so I haven’t had a chance to update this blog.  Here’s the highlights for this week… On Wednesday, I got in my first real long run.  It is 17 miles from home to work, … Continue reading

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Cycling and Skiing

I did not make it up App Gap this morning, due to a change in plans. My youngest had a sleep over last night and I had to be back to make the breakfast waffles. Why is it always up … Continue reading

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Two hours of cycling, a little running, but a forecast for more snow!

I warmed up this morning with a 5.5 mile run @ 7:42 minute miles and then followed that up with a bike commute to work.  I’m still pretty slow, so the 17+ miles is taking me over an hour.  Generally, … Continue reading

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