Off Season

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My first year back on the bike has been filled with adventure and fraught with many setbacks. I started out twenty seven pounds heavier and unable to ride more than an hour at a time. As spring turned to summer … Read More

Skiing

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One of the largest storms in recent memory is currently pummeling Southern California. A few days before the storm hit I was excitedly pouring over weather reports to see if the storm would deliver as predicted. Well for once the … Read More

The Endurance Diet

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The Endurance Diet by Matt Fitzgerald is an engaging and eye opening book. Matt shows his readers the surprisingly similar diets that endurance athletes around the world consume to fuel them to their peak potential. He calls it “The Endurance Diet” and if you are serious about reaching your potential it is a must read.

Glendora Mountain Road

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A few weeks back I wrote a post titled “Cycling Mistakes” and in it I recapped the lessons I learned on the infamous Nate Harrison Grade (NHG). For me, much of the learning curve came afterwards. As I listened to … Read More

Low-FODMAP

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Rethinking my diet as an endurance athlete A few years back I started having some pretty serious stomach issues. I toughed it out for a while, but when it got too bad to deal with I went to the doctor. … Read More

Riding

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What is truth? It seems these days that you can find evidence to support any training methodology. Don’t eat carbs (LCHF anyone?), wait that is wrong you should eat lots of carbs. Structured training needs intensity (HIIT), wait no actually … Read More

Cycling Mistakes

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As an entry level cyclist we are prone to make mistakes. Shoot even world class cyclists make mistakes. While everyone makes cycling mistakes it is important is to learn from them. Learning from other peoples mistakes is also a great way … Read More