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Sunday, September 04, 2011      2 comments

It was a pretty good day. Went out on a group ride and did a hilly and challenging 48 miler. The nutrition was good, but most importantly, I dropped two pounds for the week. Not too shabby. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Saturday, September 03, 2011      0 comments

Felt overly tired during my ride. After helping my "Cuchi" with the housse work, I had to lay down and capture 30 minutes of rest. After it, I was good to go. Nutritionally, I did pretty good. Gonna try and ride with a group tomorrow, for a nice... Read more
Friday, September 02, 2011      1 comments

Had a nice ride on the Air Force Base. Nice and flat meant pushing the speed envelope a bit. Hot but enjoyable. On the nutrition side, doing well. Sure do get hungry just before dinner. Need to snack a bit. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Thursday, September 01, 2011      1 comments

Pushed it a bit yesterday in an attempt at reaching my goal of riding 800 miles. Would you believe that I missed the goal by one lousy mile?? I could have done at least one more mile, had I known. Well, 64 miles is still pretty good, considering... Read more
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      3 comments

It just feels great to get out there and cycle for long periods of time. Yesterday we did 41 and today we should go over 50. Why? Cause today I can and perhaps tomorrow not. Don't want to be one of those that says: could have...would Read more
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      1 comments

After a challenging weekend, got back to the daily routine of riding through the neighborhood early enough so as to avoid that nasty heat. All systems are go, except for a bit of stiffness in the legs. Have to get back to healthy nutrition. HOOA... Read more
Monday, August 29, 2011      2 comments

Arrived home in the early afternoon after 7+ hours of driving from Wichita Falls, TX. A bit sore from yesterday's century ride, but after putting everything away, Guess what?? Nutty me got on the bike and did a quick recovery bike ride through t... Read more
Sunday, August 28, 2011      0 comments

Completed the Hotter Than Hell 100 ride with over 5 hours and 43 minutes of riding 104 miles. Last 25 miles were a killer with temperatures ranging from 110 to 118 degrees. Tough ride, but I was not to be denied. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Friday, August 26, 2011      0 comments

Drove 7+ hours to Lawton Ok, in preparation for Saturday's Hotter than Hell 100. Decided that after all that driving, I would take the day off from riding the bike. The nutrition was not that great due to my over-indulgence in pizza for dinner. ... Read more
Thursday, August 25, 2011      2 comments

Did some short hill intervals. Didn't go too hard. Nutritionally, I was very good. Enjoyed a nice glass of merlot for a change of pace. The safe food intake is starting to get much more doable. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Wednesday, August 24, 2011      2 comments

Had a nice easy ride and some healthy nutrition. Looked at the weather forecast for my Saturday ride and it reads 108 degrees. That should make it very interesting. Unfortunately, the road temperature increases considerably from that. HOOAAA!!... Read more
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      1 comments

Tapering the rides in preparation for Saturday's "Hotter than Hell 100" bike ride. Nice easy ride with some short hill sprints. The nutrition went great. Had a 500+ calorie deficit. All systems are "GO". HOOAAA!!... Read more
Monday, August 22, 2011      2 comments

It was a pretty nice Sunday. Was supposed to be a nice and easy recovery day until I saw my neighbor at a distance, riding his bike. My competitive juices encouraged me to go after him and I did. It took bunches of effort, but I caught him. Felt... Read more
Sunday, August 21, 2011      0 comments

When you're hot, you're hot. When you're not, you're not. I'm burning up, sport fans. Three pounds gone forever, as a result of some hard workouts and careful nutrition. It feels so very good when it all comes together. A super week. I burned an... Read more
Saturday, August 20, 2011      0 comments

Did one of the most challenging cycle workouts ever, Hill intervals. On an 8-10% incline, climb up 8X sitting @250+ watts for 60 seconds followed by 30 seconds of standing. After the 8th repeat I had very little left. Wow, I'd love to talk to th... Read more

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