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. […]Read 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 […]Read 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 […]Read 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 […]Read More Redland’s Bicycle Classic 2015
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 […]Read More San Dimas Stage Race
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 […]Read More 2015 Astellas Team Camp
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. […]Read More Faults in our Strengths