Mission 4: RBC Century 2017

In this blog post I am tracking my training goals and plan for RBC Century 2017. Important Notes: There are a few important take away points from last years training plans and tracking progress. A few things are very important. I will try to elaborate on these below, Stretching of the back is necessary. I … Continue reading Mission 4: RBC Century 2017

About Building an Aerobic Base

Abstract: Attended the Velocipede Annual Meeting on Saturday 1/7/17. The Team founders are race enthusiasts, and they were talking about building an aerobic base until the middle of March 2017. The idea is that if you are capable to riding 90 minutes in a fasting state with just water to keep you hydrated, then your body … Continue reading About Building an Aerobic Base

Events and Interests 2017

Centuries and Gran Fondos April 9, Campagnolo Gran Fondo San Diego, CA May 15, Campagnolo GFNY New York, NY May 20, 2017 Tour of Battenkill, NY (Great American Cycling Series) June 4, 2017 America's most beautiful bike ride, Lake Tahoe, CA August 28, Golden Gran Fondo GFNCS, CO August 28, RBC Century, VA (Cheap) September 25, … Continue reading Events and Interests 2017

Lessons from the Sea Gull Century 2016

Drafting really matters: During the century ride I was losing my breath just to get my speed up to 11-12 miles/hour; however, when I started drafting I was able to easily maintain speeds between 17-20 miles/hour. I finished the century in 6 hours and averaged just around 16 miles/hour. I wish I had also drafted during … Continue reading Lessons from the Sea Gull Century 2016

Mission 2: Sea Gull Century 2016

The Sea Gull Century is historically a flat century with a route that allows the participants to ride through the scenic shores of Assateague Island and Ocean City, MD. I have never done this ride before; however, I have completed the RBC (Reston Bicycle Club) Century in 2014, and have recently completed the Metric Century ride … Continue reading Mission 2: Sea Gull Century 2016