Tag: bike

Ironman Lake Placid Week 20 Mini Camp-Day 2

Saturday I awoke to my Jawbone Up vibrating away at around 7:15am. A quick Heart Rate variability check revealed a 74 and to “continue training as usual”. Gitty-up! Next was to fuel up with a banana, raspberry, spinach, and beet smoothie. A much more normal, at least to me, alternative than pancakes. Beets are supposed …

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Rev3 Quassy HalfRev 2013 Race Report

Pre-Race My eyes peeled open around 4:15am. 15 minutes before my alarm went off. I was happy to have gotten a full nights sleep and feeling pretty fresh. I rolled out of bed and started preparing my pre-race breakfast in the little microwave in our hotel room. Granola with coconut milk, a banana and a …

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NJ Devilman 2013 Race Recap

I’m On No Sleep, No Sleep!. You Don’t know What It’s Like In There… Race morning did not get off to a good start. I hardly slept a wink the whole night and was tossing and turning trying not to look at the clock. I am not sure what if it was the large chai …

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Road Repairs on NY Route 73 Starting May 1st

Adirondack Daily Enterprise is reporting that NYDOT will be starting road repairs to the heavily damaged Route 73 between Lake Placid and Keene are set to being on May 1st. Hopefully those repairs will be completed by July 28th for Ironman Lake Placid. This should make a HUGE difference to the bike leg of race …

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IMLP Training Week 8-Just Another Recovery Week

Well although I was looking forward to a bit of a break from training, recovery weeks never seem to be as fashionable as I think they will be. The good thing about them is only 2 early morning swims, no two-a-day workouts, and a day off. The bad thing is the workouts I do, I …

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Wife vs. Wissahickon MTB

Denise tackles the mighty Wissahickon MTB Trails.

2012 Ironman Muskoka 70.3 Race Report-T1 & Bike

T1 I bypassed the wetsuit strippers on the exit of the swim and started the long haul up the hill to the Deerhurst Lodge parking lot were the transition was. I can get out of my wetsuit pretty quickly and I thought the strippers would take longer than if I did it myself. I may …

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Ironman Muskoka 70.3 Quick Recap

Despite the fact that I missed my goal of finishing under 6 hours, I had a really great day today. But the bike was actually 58.5 miles instead of the 56 mile standard for a Ironman 70.3 race and I finished 2 minutes and 55 seconds past 6 hours, I will consider that goal reached. …

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Morning Ride around Keuka Lake

I was on the road by 9:30AM on Saturday after a good nights sleep big bowl of granola with hemp milk. The sun was breaking over the hills behind the lake, and brightening up the west side Keuka Lake. I decided that to change things up this year I was going to climb up the …

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Ironman Lake Placid 2012 Video

Here is a pretty cool YouTube video of Ironman Lake Placid I came across…