This post has been brewing a few days, as I have been trying to find the words to helpfully express my recent thoughts and experiences surrounding racing without my beloved technology. After my experience at Door County, I was comfortable with the idea of racing sans technology.  It wasn’t my preference, but it was reassuring […]

Door County Triathlon 2010

Since 2005 this weekend of racing for me has always meant the half iron in Racine, WI.  After dealing with several years of short swims, drafting issues – I decided to head to Door County the same weekend and do that half there.  At the end of the day I was glad I did.  The […]

Door County Tri

Yesterday was the Door County Triathlon.  It was my first time doing the race, and I was impressed.  The organization of the race was top notch – the course was great – though the run could use some more aid stations.  The best part was all of the legs were accurate distances.  Awesome!!!!! I set […]

Yielding to Fatigue

Today’s post is going branch off into a little bit of philosophy.  The main focus today is a “method” I picked up from my reading of Taoist stuff that I have found particularly useful in successfully completing a challenging workout. Imagine a tall study oak tree, it’s roots are deeply embedded in the ground – […]

Small site change

I’ve changed it so that the root URL and the /blog URL now display the same content.  I did this because I wasn’t making any progress (after nearly 2 years) of putting anything meaningful on the “home” page. It’s a bit kludgy, but I don’t want to screw up any of my permalinks out there.  […]


Well after spending some time with the great folks at Emery’s yesterday, one of the two new rides in the Bowe household is home.  The other should show up today or Monday, depending on our ability to get Mary to Emery’s.  I’ve always been a fan of Emery’s.  I first stumbled on them back in 2004.  […]

Good Swim – Must Brag

Had a good swim today.  I was really happy with how it went particularly since there was never any real suffering occuring. 20×100 SCY @ 1:15 hold 1:10 – 1:12 2:15 run tonight.  It’s nice and humid – my favorite…..