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Boulder Cup

The Boulder Cup is always a huge event.  This year was no exception, and Boulder’s Valmont Bike Park was packed with expo tents, team trucks, and drunken spectators in costumes. I’ve had bad luck at previous editions of the Boulder Cup.  In … Continue reading

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Cyclocross Power Analysis

Now that I’ve got a few races under my belt with power data, I wanted to take some time to go over what I’ve learned and how useful I think it is.  Some of the analysis is for power data … Continue reading

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North Boulder Park Criterium

I absolutely love this race!  It is my hometown favorite and has a lot to offer. The historic course suits me very well. It is very technical, running down an alley on the back side of the park. The entrance … Continue reading

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Sonic Boom Criterium

As I rolled up to the race to pick up my number, clouds were brewing overhead.  I’m known for my constant optimism, and I make no exception when it comes to weather forecasting.  I checked the radar as I left … Continue reading

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Mike Horgan Hill Climb

I’ve had less time training this season, and one of the differences I’ve noticed is that I’m not quite as good the second day as I have been in the past.  Racing the day before wasn’t the only reason this … Continue reading

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Prospect Criterium

This race is another of my favorites (aren’t they all?).  The course is in Longmont’s Prospect neighborhood.  Longmont is a half hour east of Boulder and is a mid-western style town: flat, boring, an almost-cute but more run down Main … Continue reading

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When to Take a Rest Day

Like many cyclists, I have big plans.  Today, however, I am taking a day off instead of my planned workout.  I usually plan my workouts about a month in advance and almost always plan more than I can actually handle.  … Continue reading

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