Category Archive: biking

Feb 19

Power Trip

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So this happened yesterday… Yep. I bought a PowerTap. I have spent the last two offseasons on the trainer using the TrainerRoad software which has given me the opportunity to train with Virtual Power. VirtualPower is essentially an estimate of your power output based on the trainer you are using and your speed/cadence sensor. It …

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Feb 07

A Race Report & Tour Report

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This past weekend, I ran a last minute half marathon as well as finished up 9 day virtual Tour of Sufferlandria on the bike. Needless to say, my legs are pretty beat up from it all. Tour Of Sufferlandria The Tour of Sufferlandria was advertised as “The world’s toughest indoor cycling tour.” And while it …

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Oct 14

Crazy Bastarding

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Part of my off season plan is to expand my horizons when it comes to biking. This means spending time with my new mountain bike; both on single track and cruising on the whatever dirt/gravel roads I can find. My hope is that I will find a good way to keep biking this winter without …

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Mar 22

Three Things Thursday

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Running On Saturday, Jennie and I ran the annual Irish Jig 5k.  For a full report go read Jennie’s post here.  I ended up running a 19:02 finishing 99th overall out of 2,434 in the men’s race.  I was hoping for a PR (current PR is 18:56), but my running has felt off ever since …

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Feb 21

Tutorial Tuesday: Chain & Cassette

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The other week, I mentioned that I registered for my first dirt/gravel bike race, Barry-Roubaix. This meant that I would have to get my mountain bike cleaned up and race ready.  I got my mountain bike, a 2004 Trek 4300, as a 21st birthday present from my dad.  Since, then it has become my main …

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