Tag Archives: Heart Rate

Paraffin Wax Chain Lube

Velo magazine did a big chain lube test in their latest magazine.  I was stunned that chain lube would actually make a testable difference in the amount of power it takes to propel a bike.  Between the worst and best … Continue reading

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Training Ride to Williams Hill

So I got it in my head this morning I needed a training ride.  I needed to go out and hammer the pedals.  I needed to climb massive hills and get my heart rate to new highs.  I needed to … Continue reading

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3 State 3 Mountain Challenge

  The obligatory pre-ride self portrait. Now that I’m well rested and returned to lucidity I can write-up my report on this year’s 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge.  I must first say that it really wasn’t the 3 State 3 … Continue reading

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The Numbers Game

I don’t own a cell phone, but I do have a mp3 player, GPS, video camera, still camera, Heart Rate monitor, and bike computer.  I don’t think I’ve ever taken everyone of these devices on a single ride, but it occurs … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Heart Rates

Due to a series of events I now have 2 Polar HR meters capable of downloading data to the the PC, this presented an opportunity for an experiment I wanted to try out.  The temperature this week has been mild and … Continue reading

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February Assualt on Williams Hill

So it was supposed to be a nice warm day in the upper 50s with a little breeze and since the ground is soaked from recent heavy rains a road bike ride was in order for today.  It came together … Continue reading

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TT#4 and stuff

Well Its Thursday.  I did a trainer test Monday this week but am just getting around to reporting on it.  In ten minutes I went 4.41 miles, that makes an average speed of 26.4 for a big improvement.  I did an … Continue reading

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