Monthly Archives: May 2011

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You. . .

National Masters Pursuit Team As you know from previous posts, I’m part of a six-man squad training for the pursuit discipline at this year’s Masters National in Trexlertown, Pennsylvania. Former Olympian and Pan Am Gold medal winner Roger Young is … Continue reading

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Never Rear End a Bee at 39 Miles an Hour

l’Etape du California is in the History Books Saturday was a great ride and the most challenging bicycle ride of my long career:  92.8 miles – from the start at Claremont, to the finish in the parking lot at Mt. … Continue reading

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7 Hours and Falling – Mt. Baldy Here I Come! Well, I’m here in the hotel in Claremont, just a few hours until the start of the l’Etape du California.  The route is 75 miles with 10,500 feet of climbing. … Continue reading

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Mount Baldy and the L-Factor

Have you ever wanted to ride the famous climbs of the Tour de France but just haven’t had the time to make it across the pond to France? Well, if you live in California or one of the neighboring states … Continue reading

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You Heart Rate Monitor – Friend or Foe?

You Heart Rate Monitor – Friend or Foe? I recently read the following post at WorldWide Cycles Blog and found it very interesting and spot on for my training program. Begin Quote: Nowadays almost everyone is obsessed with stats and … Continue reading

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