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Race Report – 2021 Ironman 70.3 Musselman

I have wanted to do the Musselman Triathlon. I love the Finger Lakes region of New York and had heard it was a really cool local, privately-run triathlon to do. I had done other races in the Finger Lakes like the Peasantman and the Keuka Lake Triathlon and then they never disappoint. Of course Ironman …

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Race Report – 2018 Steelman Olympic

The Steelman Triathlon at Lake Nockamixon is one of my favorite triathlons. It is a local race, but is so well done it has that big-name race feel to it. Dale Winteroff has run the race for a number of years and does an outstanding job. I missed doing this race a number of years …

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Steelman Olympic Distance Recon Ride Workout & Video

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Recon Ride POV video of the Steelman Triathlon Olympic Bike Course at Lake Nockamixon near Quakertown, PA. Also including ride workout files for TrainerRO

Race Report – 2018 Ironman Lake Placid

Ironman Lake Placid was my “A” races of the 2018 season. It was the perfect climax to my 5th IM finish as I turn 50 at the end of this year. It was also the 20th anniversary for IMLP and 40 years for Ironman as well. There was a lot of significant things that were all coming together. It would also be my last Iron-distance race.

Ironman Lake Placid 2018 – Race Week Update

Recovered If anyone else may be reading this, you may know that I suffered a bit of a setback a few weeks ago when I crashed my bike going downhill at 37MPH. Well, I am happy to say that other than a few leftover scabs, all of my road rash has healed. Big thanks to …

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A Bit of a Setback

I headed out early Sunday morning for what would the first of my last two big 5 hour rides before starting to taper for my “A” race of the season, Ironman Lake Placid 2018. Due to some questionable rainy weather on Saturday and the fact I love running in the rain, I swapped my long …

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IM Boulder Week 21 Wrap-Up

Week 21 of training for Ironman Boulder 2017 is on the books. I can’t believe it is only 6 more weeks until race day. 5 months of training are behind me already. Although February was a bit of a wash, due to a pretty bad case of Bronchitis for a solid two weeks. March and …

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Race Report:French Creek Olympic Triathlon 2016

The French Creek Triathlon was my first triathlon event of the year. I didn’t know a whole lot about the race, but the timing of it fit well into my schedule. After checking out the race course and past results on their website, I knew I was up for a challenging event. Most of the prior …

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Bike Course Comparison: Ironman Lake Placid vs Coeur d’Alene

IMLP vs IMCdA Bike

Several people have asked me how Ironman Coeur d’Alene compares to Ironman Lake Placid, namely the bike courses. So, I decided to attempt to answer that question with a bit of a comparison of the data that I accumulated from the last two races. It was fairly difficult to find any one tool that conclusively …

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IMCdA 2015 Training Log-Week#24(June 8-14)-Taper Week 1

TrainerRoad 20 minute FTP Test Result

Ahhh the old love-hate relationship with tapering continues. While greatly anticipated, this break in training and the general feeling of malaise that comes along with it I did not. I guess you can’t have everything. The Ironman Lawn… I was finally able to get my lawn looking somewhat manicured with some extra time on my hands now. …

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