Tag Archives: Fatigue

Colorado Cross Classic

The Cross Classic was my first UCI race back in 2010.  I was a newly minted Cat 2 and took my first opportunity to be at the start of a race with international level competition.  I finished in the mid … Continue reading

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Guanella Pass Hill Climb

It is always nice to see a new race on the calendar.  I get excited to see how a new course lends itself to racing.  I knew Guanella would be fun since I’m familiar with the area from my old … 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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Weekly Update

This spring I’ve gotten a new job, and starting about 8 weeks ago, a new schedule at work.  It takes me a while to get used to a new schedule and now that I’ve had a full rotation of shifts … Continue reading

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Haystack Time Trial

One of the things that I try to accomplish with my blog and twitter feed is honesty and transparency.  Usually I do a pretty good job of this, but I have to admit that something happened last week that I … Continue reading

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Louisville Criterium

This would be my first race of the season. It was also my first race since breaking my collarbone at the USGP in October 2011, almost six months ago.  I didn’t know entirely what to expect, since I haven’t even … Continue reading

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Weekly Update

The past few weeks have brought my season’s goals into focus.  It has been a long off-season after battling a pair of injuries (a broken collarbone, and my recent knee pain).  I’ve emerged from winter healthy and ready to take … Continue reading

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