Category Archives: training

Finding Some Form

Yesterday I had the pleasure of riding 47 hilly miles with my pal Ryan.  This is awesome because here in the Heartland we’ve been dealing with rain almost every day.  This weekend is sunny and warm.  Well kind of warm. … Continue reading

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Matt’s Jogging Log

After a dismal showing at the first time trial of the year I decided to mix things up a bit and start jogging again.  Haven’t jogged in a couple years.  Here’s my log so far. Friday 4/21 1.2 miles 19 … Continue reading

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New Bike Day

Yeah, I should say, New to Me Bike Day, see awhile back Luke gave me his Scott Scale frame because he didn’t have room for it and last time he tried to sell one of his bikes the prospective buyer … Continue reading

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My Form is -56

Things worked out this weekend for me to do a few decent road bike rides and I was very interested in the data gathered from these rides.  I was interested in the hard data for Strava because I recently signed … Continue reading

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Mississippi Valley Bike Expo and Gravel Ride

Last year the Midwest Bike Expo was cancelled, it returned this year sort of, the name changed to Mississippi Valley Bike and Outdoor Expo, and the date moved up, but it’s essentially the same.  In years past this was a … Continue reading

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The Hub, More Touring Training, Gravel Grinding

Friday I went with my wife to The Hub in Marion, a fitness recreation center.  It was really quite amazing.  We went in the morning and had the pool area nearly to ourselves.  Shauna is really getting her fitness on … Continue reading

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Touring Training

Been a good last few days for miles.  I rode 71 miles Sunday alone on a hilly and windy course.  Longest ride of the year so far for me and I could really feel my deficits at the end. Those … Continue reading

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