Monthly Archives: July 2010

Time trials are better when Cancellara is doing them

Since one can’t keep claiming that one has 3.06 % fast twitch muscle and not enter any time trials, and since there were no other races last weekend, I somehow got up at 6 last Sunday and dragged my ass … Continue reading

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Baby squirrels!

Nils and I came across these baby squirrels as we were walking to lunch today. It doesn’t get any cuter than this!

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The importance of proper nutrition

As a competitive cyclist, I’m following a very strict diet. It’s the eat-everything-I-can-get-my-hands-on diet. It includes all the ingredients in the food pyramid. For convenience, I have included the food pyramid here: I made that pyramid in SketchUp, since that … Continue reading

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Race reports and future racers

I’ve finally added a section for my race reports. (Who knows, one day I might even give the blog a name and change from the default theme, or at least default stock photo!) They’re all posted on our team site, … Continue reading

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Go Andy!

Of course he’s in yellow, he has one gel and a deep fried turkey on Contador! Adorable!

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How to win things despite sucking

I wasn’t really expecting to finish the San Rafael Twilight Crit, as it’s generally full of pros and such. I signed up with several days before the race and as the date drew closer, I questioned why I’d done it, … Continue reading

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Tour de Cañada

In this morning’s edition of Tour de Cañada I did my first intervals for some time. They were rough; I was wearing a mask of pain, and I had to dig deep into my suitcase of courage for the last … Continue reading

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