Category Archives: Training

Western States 100

Oso and I drove to Foresthill today to watch the Western States 100 run. Foresthill is the 62 mile mark on the course. We walked upcourse about a mile and then ran downcourse about 3 miles. It was a great … Continue reading

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Bike Crash

Mark Cavendish crashed at the tour of Suisse. There was a sprint for the line at the end of the race and he veered into the line of another rider and that rider rode over his wheel. The resulting crash … Continue reading

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American River Trail

I rode my bike on the American River Bike Trail this weekend. I rode from sac state to beal point and back for 53 miles round trip. It was a great day for a ride. I rode by miself since … Continue reading

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Tri4Real

On Sunday I participated in the Tri for Real triathlon at Rancho Seco Park in Sacramento. I set a personal best for an Olympic distance race 1.5k, 40k, 10k of 2:40. My previous best was 2:45. And that is with … Continue reading

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Fabian Cancellara

Fabian Cancellara has been one of the most dominant riders over the past few years of pro biking. He wins most of the shorter high intensity events due to his sheer power on the bike. He wins almost every time … Continue reading

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30 years of running

My friend Steve McGill celebrated 30 years of running on his 48th birthday. He started running on his 18th birthday and has been running steady ever since. To celebrate he decided to run for 12 hours straight. He decided to … Continue reading

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Tour of California

I attended the Amgen Tour of California this past Sunday. They rode from Nevada City to Sacramento. I hung out downtown and watched the monitors of the race and a few local races downtown while we waited for the Tour … Continue reading

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10k American Record

Chris Solinsky set a 10k American record at Stanford the other night. He became the first non African to break 27 minutes. It was Flotrack’s “tasty race of the week”. Probably going to be the race of the year. What … Continue reading

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Foresthill Bike Ride

I went on a bike ride the day after the cocktail party. I intended to just ride straight up foresthill road to Robinson Flat campground which would be about a 45 mile round trip rode with 2500 feet of easy … Continue reading

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Zin Spin

Maggie and I went on a 31 mile bike tour of the Lodi wine country in the Zin Spin charity ride. It was a great day for a ride. We started at Michael-David winery and then rode through the vineyards … Continue reading

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Swim Club of Norcal

I joined the Swim Club of Norcal (theswimclub.org) to prepare for Wildflower. My pool broke in the fall, and I’ve gathered the materials to finish fixing it, but have not found the time to do the work. In order to … Continue reading

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7th Place

The computrainer race league is complete. I finished in 7th place in the beginners (Cat 5) league. I did not finish the last few races. My triathlon training got me off track. It was fun doing this, and I plan … Continue reading

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