My Bicycling Bucket ListAs of April 2011 Event | Location | Date Accomplished Alpe d'Huez - France, 1-Jul-2009; Mont Ventoux Triple Climb - France; Masters World Track Championships; US National Masters Track Championships; The Stelvio - Italy; Col de Lautaret - France; Col de Galibier - France; Col de Telegraphe - France; Mt Graham - Safford, AZ; Mt Lemmon -Tucson, AZ ; White Mountain - Big Pine, CA; Ride of the Immortals -Ridgecrest, CA; Palomar Mountain - California; Mount Baldy - Claremont, CA ; Horseshoe Meadows Hill Climb - Lone Pine, CA; Onion Valley Hill Climb - Independence, CA; Figuroa Mountain - Santa Ynez, CA; Hell's Gate 100 - Death Valley, CA; Furnace Creek 508; Reddish Knob, Virginia: Done (7/27/11) Race Across the West; Race Across America;
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2011 Mileage1,103.51 Running a bit behind in preparation for the Ride of the Immortals this August.
2011 Vertical Climb40,798. Getting better, but the Ride of the Immortals is fast approaching.
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I recently received an email from a colleague asking me about the Mac Air I purchased last year. I zipped an email off to him and I thought I would share my comments with anyone that might be interested. I … Continue reading
I rode Stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California again this year, and it was tougher because I had a lot fewer miles in my legs and much less climbing. Here’s a good article I found on BikeRadar about … Continue reading
I just recently received an email describing how thieving are locating and stealing expensive bicycles by tracking the start and end points bicycle rides on Garmin Connect. I actually use Strava.com, so I did a quick vulnerability check. What I … Continue reading
Train to Gain? Power, that is. I just received an email about Matt Fitzgerald’s book, and I must say that I’m a believer. I actually have the complete book, Racing Weight, and am working my way through it. I’m taking … Continue reading
How to win a free pair of Sock Guy cycling socks Today was my first ride of 2012 on Zonker, my time trial bike. I posted this morning on my Strava.com profile [http://strava.com/athletes/robertwhess] that I’ll send a free pair of … Continue reading
How to get moving from a standing start – really fast! I spent Friday and Saturday evening at the LA Velodrome watching the US Elite National Track Championships and saw some really great riding and racing. I’ve always been interested … Continue reading
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D23U5SP5MBDW Hi everyone. This post is just to formally link this blog to my Technorati account. Prostate Cancer Pony Express Are you registered yet as a Virtual Rider for our September 18th prostate cancer ride to Washington, DC? http://bit.ly/ProstateCancerPonyExpress2011
How to Get the Jump on Your Buds in that Sprint Shimano introduced electronic shifting in its Dura Ace line several years ago but I think it was just a bit too pricey for most people. Shimano has now released … Continue reading