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Cross is coming: #crossiscoming

It’s mid-summer and the hash tag #crossiscoming has been prominent in all my social media news feeds. Let’s face it, ‘cross IS coming. And pretty quick too. My traditional season opener is the last weekend in August…CompEdge ‘Cross @ Blunt Park … Continue reading

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‘Cross Season Is Here!

Cyclocross is no longer right around the corner. Cyclocross season is here. I opened my cyclocross racing this past weekend with a two race weekend..Saturday August 27 in Cazenovia, NY and Sunday September 28 in Springfield, MA. Early ‘cross racing … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Season Is Almost Here

It’s that time of year again…Cyclocross season is right around the corner. It’s time to get on your cyclocross bike and practice. Practice your dismounts and remounts…practice your barriers…practice your run-ups…and practice shouldering your bike. For me, the hardest part … Continue reading

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Eight reasons why riding alone is better than riding in a group – Cycling Weekly

Riding in a group comes with many benefits, namely having a bit of company and having people to keep you out of the wind when it’s not your turn to suffer. But riding alone can also be enjoyable, offering riders … Continue reading

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2016 Race Plans

As race schedules are starting to come out, I’ve been figuring out my own race plans for 2016.  Here is what I have planned so far. A lot of the same, but some that is different than past years. My “travel” … Continue reading

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The Myth of Winter Base Training For Cyclists | TrainingPeaks

Traditional aerobic base training needs to go the way of the dodo. Long, moderate intensity rides are fun and good to incorporate into training, but even if you’re a pro it is a fool’s errand to devote the winter to … Continue reading

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Hammer Nutrition Clear Day: Not Just For Allergy Season

I can breath! I’ve been using Hammer Nutrition’s Clear Day since it became available a couple of years ago. I purchased it for spring and early summer allergies, but now I use it on race day too. I take one … Continue reading

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2015 Mountain Bike Marathon National Championships

I’m back from MTB Marathon Nationals near Augusta, GA, and while my weekend didn’t quite go as planned, I am happy that I raced. I had to call it a day after the first 30 miles with a hip/leg issue. … Continue reading

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Windham Mountain Resort Opening Lift Served Mountain Bike Park for 2015

WINDHAM MOUNTAIN RESORT, N.Y. (August 8, 2014) – A lift serviced mountain bike park is being developed at Windham Mountain Resort for riders of a wide variety of skills, ages, and interests. Windham is the only US stop of the … Continue reading

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Winter Training

Well, we’re certainly in the dead of winter. Days and weeks at a time of single digit or sub zero temperatures. This does make training a bit challenging. Riding the exercise bike indoors isn’t nearly as  efficient as an outdoor … Continue reading

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