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Hell and back?

I posted on Facebook on Saturday that I had been to hell and back.   After I posted it I sort of regretted it.  My ride that day was hell but not like the hell that my friend Katie goes through … Continue reading

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Stop and Start

The question has come up lately about whether or not to stop your watch during a workout.  For instance at a rest stop during a bike ride do you stop your watch?  Or at a stop light while running do … 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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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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Perfect Training and Perfect Race Execution

Perfect training execution and perfect race execution. A few days ago, this is what I was told I had to do in order to finish the Leadville 100 mountain bike race. But first a catch up.  I haven’t posted in … Continue reading

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Reason # 1,987,321 to not like swimming

I got back in the pool this morning for a swimming technique class which I had been goint to quite regularly before new year.  I’d like to say it was good to get back in the water.  But I don’t … Continue reading

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T1D

The past two weekends I have attended two different diabetes related fundraisers.  The first one “The Santa Speedo Run”  is a 1 mile jog around the magnificent mile area on Michigan Avenue in Chicago.  We meet at a local bar, … Continue reading

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