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An Epic Memorial Day Weekend in the Eastern Sierras

Mike and I both love the Eastern Sierras and the area around Bishop – it’s just a long way to go for a weekend trip (a 6hr drive if Tioga Pass is open, longer if you have to go via … Continue reading

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Kayaking & Cycling: Lake Del Valle and Mt. Hamilton

On Saturday we headed to the east bay for a day of mixed training – Mike wanted to get a long open water swim done in preparation for the 6.2 mile swim he’ll have to do as part of UltraMan … Continue reading

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Improvised 24hr/triple century ride

The last 3 years I’ve participated in the Davis 24hr event – in 2008 it was my first ride longer than 300 miles, and it’s also where I met Sandy, who’s become a good friend and is my crew chief … Continue reading

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The Importance of Recovery

The topic of recovery has come up a lot this past week via various Facebook posts/comments, and since the past week was a recovery week for me, I thought I’d weigh in with my thoughts. Some (in fact many) endurance … Continue reading

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