What do you do when you lose your job

That’s right, today I got the boot.  I somewhat expected it.   The up side, I’ll get to ride by bike more and concentrate on coaching. Since I had the day off, I planned an MTB ride.  There is still a lot of snow on the north facing slopes so I needed to head to […]

Another beautyful day in the foothills

Wow, we are going on something like five days of spring like weather in the Front Range foothills and it’s mid January! We have been getting lots of sun, and the temps have been in the high 40’s.   Instead of doing the 3×3 intervals on the plan today, I had the opportunity to get out […]

Training indoors

During the winter and bad weather I use a indoor cycle trainer. I find it to be very effective. After three or four months of being on the trainer with a few days a month outdoors, I come in to spring ready to go. Here is a good article by CTS about using a indoor […]

Inauguration Workout

This morning I watched  the Presidential Inauguration prep on the Today Show. It’s really cool to see how many people are excited about the new US Presidency. I’m among them, and I now wish I could be in Washington DC to witness it all. While watching the news shows I busted out three 10 min […]

Nice day for a hike

I took the family out to Golden Gate Canyon State park.  We hiked up the Burro trail to Mountain Lion trail to the Little old house that sits by the lake.  I’ve been by there many times on MTB rides, but never really hung out.  We had a nice lunch while sitting on the porch […]

Ward and back

Today was a long and easy ride. Though it wasn’t too easy.  There were some really strong gusts of wind while I was heading up north. When the gusts hit me a few times it almost made me stop.  If I wasn’t pedaling I would have falling over.  The way back was a bit easier, […]