Archive for June 2017

Shaking Off the Cobwebs

At last! I have logged my first week of riding a bike after nine months of not riding.  It was a mix of fun, pain, climbing, being dropped 3 times, and the dreadful indoor spinner session.  After finishing the 2016 IRONMAN World Championship I decided to sell my TT bike and start fresh if I…

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Back In Business with a Bike!

My first real ride since October’s IRONMAN World Championship has been logged.  Looking at the data from today’s ride it looks like I lost around 24% of muscle/VO2 max in cycling.  Basically I compared my best day’s climb up highway 33 from last year to today.  Some small factors to take in consideration beyond not…

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Mountains 2 Beach Marathon & Time to Rest

Mission accomplished! My brother successfully crossed the finish line at 3:01:42 for the Mountains 2 Beach Marathon qualifying him for his first Boston Marathon in 2018.  I had the great job of being his pacer for the 3:02:00 pace during the race.  The race started off on a great foot with the morning weather in…

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