Monthly Archives: September 2013

This girl will self-destruct in 10 seconds

This girl will self-destruct in 10 seconds.  Non-training and overtraining at the very same time? Advertisements

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This girl will self-destruct in 10 seconds

Don’t worry…this is no cry for help. Rather, it’s an admission that maybe I overdid it this weekend.  That possibly my lack of discipline and inability to say no to things that sound fun could be getting in the way … Continue reading

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Cyclocross for dummies

Before my first CX race last year the sum total of my “training” was to preride the course the morning of the race.  This year, I actually made it out to the practice course once before the first race and … Continue reading

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On the wrong side of the law: Thunder Rolls part 3

If you haven’t caught up with our adventures at Thunder Rolls, take a moment to read up on parts 1 and 2. When I last left off part 2 of the race report, our two teams had decided to go … Continue reading

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You can’t fix stupid…but you can reinforce it with money and attention

And now a break from our regularly scheduled Thunder Rolls race reports, part 3 of which is not coming along so quickly…. The morning sky through the bathroom curtains looked weirdly dark for 7 a.m. on a summer morning, and … Continue reading

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Thunder Rolls 2013, part 2

If you haven’t read part 1 yet, go get caught up. It’s ok…I’ll wait…. It was a subdued group that left the ascending area. We were almost certainly in last place at this point, but none of us cared. Our … Continue reading

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