2 minutes

I've raced here and there on my single speed but never trained specifically for SS racing. This year I am. Discovering what exactly training specifically for SSing involves is a fun learning curve. One thing I have been tracking recently is my 2 minute power by testing every other week on the road. Here is […]

Camp Lynda digested

It has taken me a few days to fully digest what a smashing success the camp was. I for one had a superb time. During the whole three days there was a buzz and excitement from all participants. We had about 27 riders. Most came along for 2 days. Day three was the smallest with only 12 […]

Recursive bootstrapping to form

Extreme geek alert! More than I can recall  there have been suggestions that I just toss the gears away once and forall.  Finit.  Single is simple.  Liberating.  But...it ain't gonna happen.  Here's why. Like all of us spokeheads, I often learn via the sensations that come with training on a bike.  The difference between pedaling a […]

Camp Lynda day 1 in the books

A great group of riders showed for the first annual Camp Lynda.  Great conditions, sunny skies, good times were on the menu.  Not everyone rode the exact same route, but my stats were 56 miles6319' vert4:52 ride time338 TSS (yikes!) You've had enough of my words lately, here's some pics.           […]

SS adaptations in QA

A few weeks back I posted a this QA scatter plot.  I'd been riding the SS about 2-3 weeks at this point. Here's the latest.  Both rides were on the 2:1.  The "Blakes" data is from a ~ 2500' climb with sustained grades well over 10% while the other ride was just rippin around faster […]