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BlogRideTraining

If you are a contant reader you will know my love of Strava. It keeps me motivated, up to date with my friends rides across the world and technology makes my world go around. When I visit new places (which is weekly) I’m always trying to find new rides, routes

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BlogRace ReportsTraining

I’m not prepared. I’m back on my schedule from coach to a crossed t and dotted i, but I’m not ready as I fell off the back. The whirlwind of September and October bit my ass hard. Throwing a lot of hard work from this summer out the window, but

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BlogRace ReportsTraining

Headed down to Spartanburg, SC for a training race this morning. Many thoughts running in my head, and yet nothing substantial to type out here. Unprepared, rain, mud, coffee, prep, switched my brakes, hope I don’t endo. Meeting new teammates and bonding with my brother like, George. Here’s to the 2nd race

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Arleigh Pain Cave
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Back in May I started conversation with a guy by the name of Steve Weller of Bell Lap Coaching. With my crazy schedule of juggling so many things I needed to find someone that could negotiate my available timing to give me the best quality workouts which would in return

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AdventuresTraining

When people ask me what time of rider I am normally say a mountain biker. It isn’t true though. I started out fascinated with road biking and racing, and happened to enjoy the adventure of mountain biking a lot over the past 5 years. Recently I picked up a Foundry

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Tree Shaker 8 Hour MTB Race
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As I look back at this spring and my two “A” races it makes me rather frustrated that both of those races ended in tears. Both gave me motivation after looking through the dark very, very hard! Warrior Creek 6 Hour ended with me so wrecked from my crank seizing up

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Foundry Auger
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Legs were moving much better today on the road bike. A good mellow 2 hour endurance pace with some spin up intervals towards the end. Really enjoying the Foundry Auger. Full write up will be coming soon as I finally snapped some decent pictures during my ride today. Tomorrow starts

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Confidence
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Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. – Helen Keller After last weeks race I can tell you I didn’t do everything right. I didn’t get back on the horse and I didn’t do recovery rides. My legs and thoughts are

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2.5 hours were on tap. Not really tempo but harder than endurance. I did lose about 20 minutes of data as I stopped at Fisher Farms for a couple laps where Neal Boyd was setting up for tonight’s mountain bike race. Tomorrow is recovery, Friday is one last pre-ride and

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Burn 24 Hour
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Over the next few days I’ll be posting rambling post, maybe gear setup thoughts and simply going a bit bonkers prior to my 24 solo race next weekend at Burn 24 in Wilkesboro, NC. (Ladies sign up, I need people to ride with in the middle of the night!) A few

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