How to supplement your riding

How to supplement your riding

A lot of people tackle training prep for a century ride with lots of riding and that’s it. They will do multiple short rides during the week, a long ride on Saturday, and a recovery ride on Sunday. For my first century ride, that is pretty much the approach I took. It...
Nutrition and Cycling

Nutrition and Cycling

For years, the mantra of many cyclist was about carbo loading, high carb meals, and carbs fuel your ride. But recently, with the popularity of low carb diets, some cyclists have begun to doubt the mindset that a high carb diet is the solution for them. Instead, they...
So you want to do a Century Ride?

So you want to do a Century Ride?

Riding 100 miles in a day can seem like a daunting task, but for many, this is a great test of their cycling training and endurance. There are many century ride events throughout the US and most also benefit a charity organization. If you are thinking about or have...
10 reasons to do Team in Training

10 reasons to do Team in Training

I just signed up for the 2018 America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, a 100 mile bike ride around Lake Tahoe in Nevada/California. It will be my 10th Century Ride donning a Team in Training jersey. My comments below are geared towards the Team in Training cycling...
10 Favorite Bike Rides around Denver

10 Favorite Bike Rides around Denver

Since I started road biking in the summer of 2011, I have found many different routes in and around Denver. Below are my Top Ten Routes for Biking in Denver. Well, I wouldn’t really say top ten, but there 10 routes with varying levels of difficulty that show the...
Challenges met — sorta

Challenges met — sorta

Well, I did it! In June, I did the Spartan Beast AND, a week later, the Denver Century Ride. Both were challenging and tested my strength, cardio, endurance and mental toughness. I won’t fill your time with details, but I did include a couple of pictures below....