Category Archives: Leadville

Getting through the Leadville 100 MTB Race

Early in 2013 a group of 30+ Vision Quest (http://www.visionquestcoaching.com/) athletes had signed up to do the Leadville 100 MTB race many were roadies, some were triathletes (me) some were avid mountain bikers.  I did have a little background in … Continue reading

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Leadville training weeks ?

I am here. I arrived in Leadville today.  It seems like the last month has been a whirlwind.  This is it.  This is the true test.  I’m not going to spend a lot of time rehashing the past but I … Continue reading

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TOUR DE UCAN

No this isn’t a race.   The name of the post signifies my experiment with  UCAN this weekend. I did two completely different rides and had two completely different results.  I found it pretty interesting to see the difference they had … Continue reading

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Perfect storm for procrastination

It was one of those days today. It went from getting up at 7 to drive to Indiana to do some single track to getting up much later and riding out to botancal gardens and back. The perfect storm was: … Continue reading

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Leadville training weeks 8-10 – flatlanders unite

Although it looks like my average day blood sugars the above picture is the elevation changes of the leadville mountain bike race.  I try not to look at this too much.  Depending on what minute (yes minute) of the day … Continue reading

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Leadville training week 7?!!!!!

Whew! I can’t believe I’ve been training for Leadville now for 7 weeks, my plan was to blog every week but time has been a tough commodity to come by lately.  In order to make things work these last few … Continue reading

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First week of Leadville training done!

This was my first official week of Leadville training! My week was a little disrupted by having an out of town guest at work who was training me on some software.     Monday night was 4 intervals of 20 minutes … Continue reading

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