Today was the annual Cyclepaths’ Memorial Day Ride, for me 41 easy, sociable miles. These guys are my local riding buddies. I usually ride with them a couple of times a week during the cycling season, and then on and off with the diehards in the winter. This is officially the first […]
From left to right: Shane, me and Roy, about to devour breakfast in a matter of seconds on Day 2 in the diner in Limerick, PA, originally uploaded by Shane Beake.
I tend to be a solitary randonneur. Club rides are different. Unless I get lost or […]
This week was my first of three long weeks for Base 3, to be followed by a rest week, then three intense weeks of Build 1. I have three base weeks, eight build weeks and two peak weeks before my target event, Quadzilla on August 14th. I loosely follow the training guidelines in the Cyclist […]
I just finished the second, four-week block of my base/endurance period. Things are going according to plan. My weight is down to 166 pounds (at least until that ice cream I had today), my legs are recovering from the high volume of the three previous weeks and my power numbers are looking better.
I spent only […]
IMG_4390, originally uploaded by Shane Beake. Shane’s complete photos are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/45325491@N05/sets/72157623853357041/
I should have known better. I knew the forecast was for muggy weather in the high 80s. I knew the PA 400k had a vicious section in the […]