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Bike
  • 3h 34m 53s
  • 53.43 miles
  • 14.92 Mi/hr

Rode from the house, out to the top of Skyline Drive via a climb up Old La Honda Rd (OLH Rd = 3.35 miles @ 1,250 ft climbing). I didn't take my garmin, so I dont know what our cummulative elevation was for the whole ride. Mostly just an easy ride - I was definately feeling those dead lifts from last night.

I just registered for next weekend's Giro di Peninsula.  I'm looking foward to another century ride.  Hopefully, this one will go a little faster, and I'm praying it will be well- supported like the Sequoia Century.   I suspect the weather will be much warmer for the Giro overall - if today is any indication of what the weather will be like next weekend.  

I felt pretty good about my climb up OLH Rd today.  We ended up in the midst of the Peninsula Velo group today, and I hung-in there with the Pen. Velo guys on the climb portion.  In fact, PV passed us up about 1 mile before we reached OLH Rd, but I caught them on the hill, so that felt really good.  I ended up not riding with them today because i chose to train with Tim in preparation for next weekend's century.  REEEEEEAAALLY though, I need to ride with other people - faster people - if I'm ever going to take my cycling to the next level.  However, I can feel that I am much stronger after the Sequoia, which is evidenced by overall better times, and my hill climbing has improved dramatically, but I still feel like I have a lot of work to do.   

Bike
  • 1h 22m 12s
  • 23.16 miles
  • 16.91 Mi/hr

1,502 ft elevation

Strength
  • 24m

Calf Press: 3x25x70
Pull-Ups: 7,10,8,5
Situps: 3x25
V-Crunch: 3x10
DB Shoulder Press: 3x15x20s
Curls: 2x12x55
Dips: 2x15xBW+10

Sport
  • Crossfit
  • 06m 24s
Crossfit:Deadlift 1-1-1-1-1-1-1 reps
95,105,110,110,115,115,120

Bike
  • 1h 00m
  • 16.66 miles
  • 16.66 Mi/hr

Easy spin, kept HR low

Sport
  • Stretching
  • 10m

Bike
  • 1h 43m 56s
  • 25.40 miles
  • 14.66 Mi/hr

Hill work today; Climbed Mings Mtn Road (4.3 miles @ 1,500 ft climbing) and shaved off 2:35 off of my last climb. Climb time: 33:58

A few people in the forums seem to doubt that Crossfit works.  Why so many skeptics on this board?  Almost seems like if it's not triathlon or tri related, then it can't be a good thing in the minds of some people.

On another note, one my cycling partners who has been bitten by the triathlon bug this year just finished his first triathlon (Olympic distance), finishing 6th in his AG out of 23, and 77th overall out of 380. That's not too shabby.

Bike
  • 1h 03m 53s
  • 21.12 miles
  • 19.84 Mi/hr
Sport
  • Stretching
  • 10m

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