Archive for July, 2009

  • 07.20.09

    07.20.09

    Type: Run Distance: 4.01 miles Time: 31:01 Average pace: 7:44 m/m Average Heart Rate: 155 bpm Great p.m. run. I did start out a little quick and finished with an 8:00 flat mile. That will learn me to pace a little better from the start. […]

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  • 07.20.09

    07.20.09

    Type: Bike Distance: 20.17 miles Time: 1:02 Average mph: 19.51 Average Heart Rate: 143 bpm Got up really late and rode anyways. The alarm went off and there weren’t any issues getting out of bed, I just piddled around the house for a while and […]

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  • 07.19.09

    07.19.09

    Another lazy rest day. I love these recovery days — a two hour nap during the middle of the day is just what the doctor ordered for recovery. I know I promised to give you some product reviews here, and I should have a couple […]

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  • 07.18.09

    07.18.09

    Type: Run Distance: 6.5 miles Time: 51:00 Average mph: 7:51 min/mile Average Heart Rate: 157 bpm Today was supposed to be a rest day, but felt good getting out of bed so I decided to run. Great run this morning. I think it helps that […]

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  • 07.17.09

    07.17.09

    Type: Bike Distance: 40.25 miles Time: 1:55 Average mph: 21.00 mph Average Heart Rate: 148 bpm Finally! I averaged over 21.0 mph for an extended ride! The stars just aligned and I really pushed the pace, expecially on the second half. I think at the […]

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  • More on the TdF

    More on the TdF

    Alright, I had to laugh about this article about Mark Cavendish — some anonymous French rider is calling him anti-French. You can read the entire article here. The article mentions Cav’s racist attitude in about the middle, so read the rest of the article. My […]

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  • 07.16.09

    07.16.09

    Type: Bike Distance: 50.67 miles Time: 2:37 Average mph: 19.36 mph Average Heart Rate: 139 bpm Well, rode about the first 15 with some friends who are not what I would call speed demons and spent most of that time trying to keep the group […]

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  • 07.15.09

    07.15.09

    Type: Bike Distance: 40.02 miles Time: 1:57 Average mph: 20.5 mph Average Heart Rate: 152 bpm Man this was a great ride. I wanted to average 20.5 mph and I made it. The fact that the wind waited until I was about five miles from […]

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  • 07.14.09

    07.14.09

    Type: Bike Distance: 41.41 miles Time: 2:12 Average mph: 18.72 mph Average Heart Rate: 140 bpm That was one doozy of a ride. The wind was really, really tough today. Last night the wind was really fierce and I thought to myself, “I bet it […]

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  • Snapshot into my Iron Journey

    Snapshot into my Iron Journey

    So I am taking a cue from a friend of mine and starting a blog that will detail my journey into the world of Ironman. Most days it will be a simple list of the mileage, heart rate, and other thoughts on my training rides. […]

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