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
Saturday: Sea Gull Century Ride Sunday: Recovery Monday: 16 miles Recovery Ride Tuesday: Rest and Physiotherapy for back pain Wednesday: Rest Thursday: Rest Friday: Rest Saturday: 16 Miles Ride Sunday: 30.5 Miles Rode 62 miles ridden on a stray week! That is awesome! Of course it helped setting up challenges for October!
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
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?
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
Velo Sage's story of taking up cycling over other recreational activities I grew up playing cricket, soccer, badminton, swimming and other sports. I was actually quite good at Cricket, I say this because I have been begged to open the batting for every team that I have played for in my life. I also excelled at … Continue reading Why Cycling?
I thought that it would be an excellent idea to mention a few of my experiences so that it inspires me in the future when I become reluctant or frustrated. At least, I can show it to my children and grandchildren (May the Lord bless me and my wife!). Sea Gull Century 2016, October 2016 Hain's … Continue reading Noteworthy Experiences