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Mary Jane?

No, I’m not talking about reefer, I’m talking about one of the best places to ski in Colorado, the Winter Park/Mary Jane Ski Resort.  I had never been there in the Winter, but raced my MTB there many times in the Summer. The skiing today was fabulous.  I was very impressed.  Fast lifts, friendly staff, […]

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Riding on snow

On the MTB again today.  I’m still on my rest week, so I was limiting my time and intensity on the bike.  I went out to do a loop I normally can’t do until April.   At the higher elevations there was some patches of snow, but it wasn’t deep or soft enough to stop me.  […]

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Starting Rest Week

The last couple of weeks have included some good training.  I concluded the Base 1 work period.  Now it’s time to take a week off.  Well, not completely off.  I’ll still do some strength work, and some easy spinning, and if weather permits a road or MTB ride for two hrs.   I shouldn’t have more […]

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Daily Double

Another Daily Double today.  Weights in the AM, then a two hour road ride on a hilly course. I’m currently in the Maximum Strength period of the strength training.  Lots of weight little reps.   I’m noticing a difference in the endurance on big climbs.   I have a couple of more weeks of the MS period, […]