Thinking on two wheels

I’m currently planning my cycling events for the year and working to get back into better riding shape, now that the worst of the heat of the summer is starting to inch behind me.  I’m already registered for The Tour of the White Mountains (TOWM) and El Tour de Tucson (ETT).  TOWM is October 3,… Continue reading Thinking on two wheels

Ride Report for el Tour de Tucson

For the 109 mile el Tour de Tucson, the day started early, with the alarm clock going off at 4:15am.  Getting ready, the only mishap initially was finding out that the local Starbucks wasn’t open at 5:00am when we arrived.  Fortunately, Bruegger’s Bagels was open. We arrived at 5:20am, and were one of the very… Continue reading Ride Report for el Tour de Tucson

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24 HR Race Results

I’m a month late in getting to this, but what the heck, better late than never. The 24 hours in the Old Pueblo race went pretty well, all things considering.  Robert and I arrived on Thursday afternoon to secure a camp spot, get one night ride in on the course, and then be able to primarily… Continue reading 24 HR Race Results

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Finished the El Tour de Tucson

On Saturday I rode the 109-mile El Tour de Tucson on my road bike.  This is a major event, which this year drew over 9150 riders, including Greg Lemond (whom I passed during the second river crossing 8-).  Leading up to the event, I had been mostly riding with Chris Z doing 50ish mile road… Continue reading Finished the El Tour de Tucson

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