My First Race On Zwift

It took me two years to build up the courage to enter a race in Zwift but I finally did it. Here is a report of how it went and a few things that I learned the hard way. Before The Race 1) Determine your FTP in w/kgFTP is an acronym for Functional Threshold Power. […]

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The 2018 MS 150

The MS 150 is an annual fund-raising bike ride from Duluth to the Twin Cities. It is a two day ride that covers 75 miles each day. Day 1 begins in Proctor, Minnesota just outside of Duluth. The start is very early so most riders arrive the evening before and camp in a schoolyard although […]

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2017 Ragnar Great River

What is Ragnar? If you are not familiar with Ragnar, here is a brief description. Ragnar is a company that hosts multiple relay races in which teams compete against each other to carry a baton to the finish. The courses are approximately 200 miles and are broken up into 36 ‘legs’ of varying distances. Each […]

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When Apathy Strikes

While training for a marathon, there is little doubt that you will encounter a few obstacles. Injury, schedule, weather, family issues, work … the list seems endless. However, there is one obstacle that stands out as the worst – apathy. Not only can it be incredibly hard to overcome, it is also very subversive and […]

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