Topic: Blogs

Weekend Reading: Best of 2012

Since this is the final weekend of the year, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the highlights of the last 12 months. I recommend that all athletes spend some time making a list of the top rides, workouts, and experiences of the past year. Sometimes we move forward so quickly that we forget to…

Read the full article

Training Hard (Probably) Won’t Kill You

  I recently re-read the Wall Street Journal article, “One Running Shoe in the Grave”. If you haven’t read it, I encourage you to read it, and then I strongly urge you to read Alex Hutchinson’s response to the article on RunnersWorld.com. The gist of the WSJ article is that some scientists believe that too…

Read the full article

Weekend Reading: Your Thanksgiving Challenge!

This week I struggled to find the motivation to get out and ride. The weather wasn’t bad; actually it was pretty good for November in Colorado. But even with the sun out and temps in the 40s, I just didn’t feel like going out. Even though I’m typically the one doing the motivating around here,…

Read the full article

Weekend Reading: In Support of Ludicrous Goals

If you haven’t already seen it, I highly recommend finding a showing of “Rising from the Ashes”, an outstanding film about the effort to build a Tour de France-caliber cycling team from Rwanda. One of my 7-Eleven teammates, Jock Boyer, has been working on Project Rwanda for several years, and CTS Coach Dave McIntosh is…

Read the full article