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

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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?

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