Tag Archives: recovery

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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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 is just a quick note and a follow up on my promise for a non-knee related posting for last week.  I am planning a post with some video analysis of riding in crosswinds.  There are a few specific things … Continue reading

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Knee Pain

I mentioned in my last post that I’ve come down with knee pain. It seemed to start on my last training ride in January, when I noticed an ache/burning under my right kneecap.  I specifically recall feeling it while climbing … Continue reading

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Weekly Update

The blog has been doing incredibly well so far in 2012.  Last season saw a major uptick in hits during the spring, but not until April/May during Tour of the Gila.  I’m not sure if the blog will have further … Continue reading

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Clavicle Fracture and ORIF – 8 weeks and Final Update

Today is 8 weeks after my clavicle fracture, and seven weeks since my surgery.  My recovery was uncomplicated, and combined with a conservative return to activity I have healed quickly. Last week I went to my orthopedist for my six … Continue reading

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Broken Clavicle – 4 weeks post surgery

Okay folks,  I know you probably come here for stories and analysis by an elite racer.  Going a week without any posts (longest drought ever?) and coming back to find another injury update may not be what you’re looking for.  … Continue reading

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