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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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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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2015 Race Schedule (tentative)

Mountain Bike Red Rock Canyon Fat Tire Festival 50k – Las Vegas, NV Singlespeed-a-Palooza – Montgomery, NY Fat Tire Classic – Farmington, CT USA Cycling Marathon National Championships – Appling, GA Wilmington-Whiteface 50K – Lake Placid, NY Blackfly Challenge – … Continue reading

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2014 Recap…2015 Planning

With 2014 coming to an end, I look back at what I accomplished. I race some races that I haven’t before. I raced some categories that I haven’t before. And I had some results that I could only imagine before. … Continue reading

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Breezer Thunder One Build

I have finished my Breezer Thunder One singlespeed build. Here is the finished bike.

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1st Singlespeed at Cedar City, UT 60k

So this may not have been the toughest race I’ve done, but it certainly was the toughest climb that I have ever done. And on a singlespeed. The Fire Road Cycling Cedar City 100k, 60k, 25k is a Leadville qualifier … Continue reading

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2nd Place At The Wildcat 50k

Wow…that just might have been the hardest race that I have ever done. The Wildcat 50k was a new race course for this year, and I think they are on to something. The race was based at Lippman Park in … Continue reading

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1st Place Singlespeed Wilmington-Whiteface 50k

The 2014 Winmington-Whiteface 50k is in the books. All the training that I put in starting in February paid off huge with the singlespeed win. I have often said that 50k is a nice distance for me. Last year I … Continue reading

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