If I were coaching you

I thought it would be an interesting exercise to write a post in the form of guidance that I would provide to someone with goals similar to myself.  I figure that I should follow the advice I’d give other people – so maybe I should right that down and follow it myself! The first thing […]

Runaway Expectations

A great race is a mixed blessing for me. The motivational benefit, the emotional high, and all the other intangible positives from a great race are an incredible reward for all the hard work done leading up to the race. Unfortunately, there is a dark side to all those positive benefits – it’s easy for […]

Powertap Computer Issues

I have no idea what the true reader base of my blog is or how “powerful” it is.  I know I get about 50 unique visitors per day, so I thought I would the word about an issue I’ve been having with my Cycleops Cervo computer – aka Little Yellow Computer (LYC). Mine is running […]

Jens Voigt would be jealous

My wife kicked some serious ass yesterday.  She PR’d by a huge 14 minutes yesterday at the Lakefront Marathon – and I was thrilled to be running with her every step of the way. Not only that but she ran fast enough to qualify for Boston should she want to do that!!!

2010 in review

If I had to sum 2010 up with a single sentence I think the only one that would be appropriate would be “Wow, what a ride.” In 2010, I had periods of time in which I was both the least fit and most fit of any other time period over the last 6 or 7 […]