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Race Report – 2018 Peasantman Intermediate Triathlon

Keuka Lake in the Finger Lakes Region of New York has been an annual location for my wifes’ family vacation. My wife came across the Peasantman Triathlon while searching for her first Olympic(or Intermediate in Peasantmans’ case) distance triathlon. It turned out to be held the same weekend we would be up there this year. …

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Lake Placid Needs Your Vote Now! Best Outside Towns 2015!

Winter Night on Mirror Lake, Lake Placid, NY

Hey Folks…If you are a follower of this blog you know how much I love Lake Placid, NY. I know some of you do too. So we need your vote to make Lake Placid one of Outside magazine’s Best Outside Town 2015. Go to the following page and scroll to the bottom to vote… http://www.outsideonline.com/1972941/best-towns-2015/

Training Log-Prep Week 3-NYC & Miles For Meg

America, New York, New York City, North America, Park, Places, Skating, USA, United States, city, iPhone

I started off this week with a day off from official training, but that didn’t mean I didn’t rack up any miles on my feet. I attended the National Retailers Federation(NRF) expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City on Monday. My wife came along and while I was talking to vendors, she …

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I Found My Thrill On…Blueberry Mountain

I was ready to get out into the mountains after a full day of recuperation from my Ironman Lake Placid 2013 race. I had spent most of post-Ironman Monday just hanging out around the house after returning back from the the Ironman Store. I had stood in line from 7AM until around 8:30AM to get …

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Onward to Toronto

I managed to get out of bed by 6AM on Thursday morning. Had some breakfast and finished loading the car, then we were on the road by 8:15AM. The wife manned the helm for the first half of the 8 hour drive to Toronto. It’s funny how she always is ready to switch as soon …

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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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Lake Placid Winter Vacation 2011–Day 1

Got off to a late start on Sunday morning due to wrestling with my Yakima Rocket Box so I could get my car keys out. I was on the road by 10:15AM and the drive up was pretty uneventful. Hit some some in the Catskills and southern Adirondacks, but nothing that caused any issues on …

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Trip Diary – Lake Placid Spring 2010 Day 1

While Lake Placid is a typical destination for us, we have never been there during the early Spring. We decided to make the trip up this time of year with the intention of some triathlon training and fly-fishing. I always use the excuse that I don’t fly-fish as much as I used to since I …

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