Rooted! As my Euro teammates would say. In context, “Dude- that race was so (expletive hard) I’m so rooted”. Rooted was pretty much exactly how I felt after Air Force Classic. It was the week after Philadelphia Classic, and I really had no idea how much longer I could hold the momentum. Thankfully I had … More 20 Seconds
After driving from Fayetville to Alberquerqe then taking the mountain pass to silver city, it was clear we had landed on the moon. Upon opening the sprinter van door, we found ourselves gasping for precious oxygen. We threw our specialized evade helmets on, and headed out for exploration. The climate was dry and foreign, but … More Le Tour of the moon- (Gila)
Once Redlands finished, we headed home and got one week of training in before we headed back out to Arkansas for the UCI Joe Martin Stage race. It’s a 4 day race in Fayetteville, that goes through the Northwest corner of the state. My leg started to feel a lot better after resting for a few … More Perfectly Arkansas
There’s always a point in an endurance athlete’s career when they reach a pinnacle of fitness, one higher than they’ve ever reached before. Each workout you start pushing new boundaries, and you can’t wait for the first race. Then, it hits you like a ton of bricks. What’s that annoying pain in my thigh? Hmmm. … More 1.5 Legs
2015 is a wrap; and it ended way differently than I would have expected. Joe Martin was my last post, since then- I’ve broken 3 bones, been in countless of states, and raced in a World Championships. I’m still trying to piece together the whole broken bones issue. Literally. The first one came at Winston Salem … More When it pours there’s a race for the Rainbow.
Joe Martin- It was my second stage race last year, and the first stage race I was fit enough to not feel as if my legs and lungs were being trampled on by a baby elephant every gasping moment. So when I found out the race was going to be UCI event this year, I … More Joe Martin UCI Stage Race
After San Dimas, some of us headed to Thousand Oaks California, to train at our teammate Peters, Uncle’s House. We were there for about a week before Redlands, so we each had time to get back into the swing of training and race preparation. After talking with my coach, the plan was for me to … More Redland’s Bicycle Classic 2015