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  My first race of 2015 is in the books. On Sunday I finished a 62 mile gravel bike race in Hastings, Michigan called the Barry Roubaix.  Although it’s a four hour drive it’s a great early season race and … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s Private Idaho – Part 2

After running in the hood to coast race in Portland and spending a week working in Vancouver, WA  I started the drive to Idaho.  Besides a $260 speeding ticket my drive to Idaho was spectacular. I really like driving and … Continue reading

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The Dirty

As I sat down to write my dirty kanza race report I noticed the familiar shake in my hands.  I looked at my Dexcom and saw 65 with a down arrow.  I don’t recall giving myself too much insulin but that’s the … Continue reading

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2 weeks to Kanza-the final countdown!

This weekend called for two 4 hour rides.  Funny how 4 hours now seems like a drop in the bucket. Neither of my rides went quite as planned but I still enjoyed myself. For Saturday’s ride I needed to pick … Continue reading

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130 Mile Race Practice Ride

I did it!  I rode to Wisconsin and back which also happened to be my practice ride for Dirty Kanza http://www.dirtykanza200.com/ .   My race is fast approaching (less than 3 weeks!) and I wanted to test out a few things … Continue reading

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The Dirt on Dirty Kanza

THE TRUTH ABOUT MY DIRTY KANZA TRAINING. If you’ve looked at my race schedule for this year you may have noticed the “Dirty Kanza” aka The Dirty.  A couple of things to note –  there is no “tri” in the … Continue reading

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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 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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