#69: Go with instinct on this one….Saddle-up partner

With a heel still not ready to cooperate 100%, but some weather that was, the goal for this week was begin to build some endurance on the bike using the 40-ish mile brick last Sunday as a springboard.  However, having had 7 days of training in a row, I needed to work in some recovery as well to avoid ramping up too fast.  TRAINING HIGHLIGHTSMonday – ride: I decided to push it a bit through Monday mostly because I had the […]

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#68 A cautious return to the starting blocks

This was my favorite caution sign With “official” training scheduled to start on March 1st, last week wasn’t exactly the blast out of the gates and big-entrance to the training season I was looking for…..a torqued left heel and the subsequent ripple-effect “you’d be wise to leave me alone for a bit” messages from my body combined with a crazy kid activity weekend became a down training week pretty quickly……these things happen I guess…..well they do to me anyway…..but it’s […]

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