Strada Rossa VI

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This past weekend was my first race for the 2019 season – Strada Rossa VI. A lot of training and preparation went into the workup for this “race”. Starting in November last year I followed Trainer Road plans and did … Read More

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

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