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

Nutrition

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In regards to nutrition there is so much information out there. A lot of it is crap, some of it is good info, but most of it does not pertain to your specific needs. What a maddening situation!  To begin … Read More

KHS Grit 110

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Author’s Note: Be sure to check out my updated review of the bike after 14+ months of wear and tear (and 3,000+ km). Review here. Introduction The 2018 KHS Grit 110 is a surprisingly well built bike with an impressive … Read More

Cross Training as a Cyclist

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Cross Training I enjoy many types of outdoor activities, not just cycling. I also really enjoy rock climbing, tenkara, backpacking, and skiing. I have always avoided the gym like the plague though. The thought of working out inside seemed absolutely … Read More

Upgrades

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When I got the Grit 110 my plan was to customize her. As parts wore out I would upgrade them with what I really wanted. At first I was leaning towards a 1x drive train, but after a month or … Read More

Have bike will travel..

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Gravel roads With my new gravel bike I began to discover that it was seriously fun to ride. Around my house I have a hundreds of kilometers of gravel roads. Ever since I was a teenager though I found gravel … Read More

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