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

Mission 3: Lose 5 lbs in January 2017

Purpose Shed some body weight in preparation for Alpine Loop Gran Fondo Strengthen upper body Strengthen core Strengthen cardiovascular system Build an aerobic base (optional) Major Goals/Milestones Lose +5 lbs by the end of January 2017 Build up to 50 push ups a day Instructions for Push Ups Build up to 100 sit ups a … Continue reading Mission 3: Lose 5 lbs in January 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

What’s after the Sea Gull Century 2016?

This blog piece is to reflect on the gains and mistakes from the past couple of months and figure out how to approach fitness goals during the winter months. Winter is a predicament to some cyclists just because it is not always possible to go outdoors to bike. Not only because it is cold, but also … Continue reading What’s after the Sea Gull Century 2016?