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!). It would be kinda kool if my kids … Continue reading Noteworthy Experiences
Goals: Get back on the saddle Participate in the RBC Century Complete 20 training rides before RBC Century Condition Quads Condition Core Achievements: Started Cycling Again! Completed 16 Training Rides Rode About 400 miles Completed RBC Metric Century Conditioned my Quads
This is a cycling enthusiast's journal of training plans, progress and achievements I am a father, husband, son, brother, on-a-need-basis counselor and a full-time professional with a brutally long commute from Virginia to Washington D.C. Life for me is great and her challenges are mostly intriguing, staying healthy and active is one of them; in fact … Continue reading About Me