My first bike race: F*&%ing Bananas

A few weeks ago, I decided to register for my first pure bike race at the Rollfast Gran Fondo in Indianapolis.  My goals were to go hard at the start, hang on as long as I could and keep the rubber side down. What did I learn?  The first two hours of a big bike race are fucking bananas.  Everyone redlines, the ... More

Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Ten years in the sport and I no longer write race reports.  However I do have some thoughts on the 70.3 World Championship: As you  know, I have pushed for equality in our sport; not just for the pro women but for all women.  The split format two day race was a nice start towards equality.  It was exciting to see ... More

The Hills Are Alive…

My new favorite hill workout: 10' Warmup 4 x 30" hard not to exceed 95% effort /Easy jog return recovery 4 x 60" hard not to exceed 95% effort/Easy jog return recovery 4 x 90" hard not to exceed 95% effort/Easy jog return recovery 10' Cooldown Effort is never 100% to avoid injury.  If you feel any ... More