1.5 Legs

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. […]

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Joe Martin UCI Stage Race

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 […]

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Redland’s Bicycle Classic 2015

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 […]

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San Dimas Stage Race

It’s Monday, and we just finished San Dimas stage race weekend.  After camp, the team split up and headed to our respective races.  The crit team plus Clay went to the Sunny King crit in Alabama, and the rest of us came out to Cali for San Dimas. Clay broke his arm in last year’s […]

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2015 Astellas Team Camp

Management decided to hold our 2015 team camp down in Davenport Florida to coincide with the Tampa NCC crit. It would be one of the few times where the whole crit squad would be in the same place as the stage race squad. On Wednesday before my flight out, Andrew our director sent a text […]

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Faults in our Strengths

Talking to my coach last night, he asked me about the dynamic of collegiate running, which got me thinking about what I’ve been doing differently in my transition to cycling that maybe I didn’t do when I was in college. Or what I could be doing better today, that I was much better with in college. […]

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