We're off! Time to find out what this SS racing thing is all about. The training is done, the gear is set (I think), not much left to do but get to the start line at 5:30 AM. That's early even for me...it's only 55 miles not sure why so early. Gawd ignorance is bliss […]
It's almost March and everyone is getting their season plans in line. It's high time I make an announcement on Trans Utah. The route is massive. The long range plan is this: fall '08 St George to Escalante or Big Water fall '09 Escalante or ? to Moab fall '10 St George to Moab Originally it […]
It used to be so simple. Train, get as fast as you can, go to races, hammer yourself into a pulp, rest, repeat. Bike choice was more about HT vs. FS - the gearing always included an 11-34 on the back. There were some nutz riding bikes with only one gear, but man that was […]
Power meter data doesn't lie. For a bit over a year now I've been struggling with a painful paradox...a truism: it's the short, hard stuff that improves power. That could certainly be taken out of context cause for sure going long has changed everything about cycling for me, and all for the better. Well mostly. […]
Vision Quest is just around the corner. Never having ridden in the region, it seems like a good idea to figure out what I'm in for. As it turns out SoCal riders post a zillion GPS files of routes, races and training at GeoLadders - the VQ course is up at http://www.geoladders.com/show_route.php?route=489. The first part […]
Wouldn't it be nice to know what sort of training you need to do and when in order to hit that elusive perfect form when and where you want to? I've been pursuing this magic bullet of knowledge for years. TSS was a huge step forward in quantifying load, rolling TSS took it a step forward by looking […]
It's official: the year of the pig has ended. To all those that have been reeling from it's effects, ROCK ON!
Thinking of the Grand Loop for '08? Yea, me too. The golden gem of '07 get's my attention for another year. Can you say SS? Last year I did it not once but twice. Since it was a low snow year I figured I'd bust it out early in mid-May. Wow, that turned out to […]