Category Archives: Cycling

The Daylight Savings Time Triathlon Checklist


Daylights Savings Time is a little inconvenient in that we lose an hour, but it marks a great time for triathletes to conduct a reality check. With March marking the start of the triathlon season, this is a great time … Continue reading

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Mapping 2010 Workouts


One of the cool things about using a GPS enabled heart rate monitor, such as the Garmin 305, is that you can easily map your workouts.  Not only does this provide you with pace, distance, and elevation data, but it … Continue reading

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The First Ride of 2011!


First, Happy New Year!  What better way to welcome the new year, than with an awesome bike ride through Goleta, Ca.  While the weather was a tad on the chilly side, the brilliant, bright sun and clear weather made for … Continue reading

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Invest in Winter Training


Yeah, winter training is hard.  Its cold, dark, wet, and miserable outside.  Our daylight hours are reduced, making it difficult to be safe and get workouts in before and after work.  We have to buy expensive winter gear to stay … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Are Sick…


Being that I am still recovering from the flu and not able to get out and go full out on a training workout, the triathlete’s heart in me is broken.  I have never gone this long without punishing my body … Continue reading

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One of the Reasons Fall Training is Best


Seasons on the Central Coast of California consist of wet and cold, warm and dry, and somewhere in the middle with temperatures quite mild throughout the year.  While many people find the long days of summer a great time to … Continue reading

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My 2010 Carpinteria Triathlon Sprint Race Report


Below is the text that I wrote a few days after the 2010 Carpinteria Triathlon discussing my experience with this year’s event.  I decided that it was quite emotional for me and I put a lot those emotions into the … Continue reading

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