Tag Archives: Cycling

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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Expect the Unexpected: 2010 Santa Barbara Triathlon Sprint

Let me start this post by saying that I awoke in the wee hours of Saturday, August 28th with a severe case of food poisoning.  I was so sick, I wasn’t able to join friends at East Beach for the … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Triathlon: Hell, Heaven & Fun

Don’t let the title fool you, the Strawberry Fields Triathlon is one of the best run events I’ve had the honor of participating in in my triathlon career.  Race maps were accurate, volunteers were extremely helpful, transition area was marked … Continue reading

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Cycling: Watch Out For Anything!

For a split moment, while watching the Tour de France, I momentarily thought the TV had switched to the Animal planet.  Running out in front of the peloton was a dog…  a dog that probably regrets trying to cross the … Continue reading

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2010 Ventura Triathlon Sprint… Done!

After an early start this morning and pushing my body to new limits, I completed the 12th Annual Ventura Breathe of Life Triathlon sprint in 1:37:47.   I placed 270 (of 363) overall and 20 of 24 in my age group … Continue reading

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Ventura Triathlon 2010 PreRace Jitters!

The 2010 Ventura Breathe for Life Triathlon starts tomorrow morning at 7:15am with the first wave of the Olympic triathletes starting their journey in 2010’s event.   My journey is that of a Sprint triathlete, so I start with wave 8, … Continue reading

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Endurance Ride, Cycling Long and Far

Even though I am only participating in sprint triathlons this year, my cycling distances have been increasing, now pushing almost 30 miles.   This is more than double the distance of the bike portion for Ventura Tri at 12 miles. Tuesday’s … Continue reading

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