From the monthly archives:

March 2008

39.44m: Highland Valley Loop

March 24, 2008

Felt like poo. Wanted to crawl into the ditch and take a nap. Kept going, kept going, kept going… Averaged a little over 0.5 mph faster than last time.

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2008 Del Mar Criterium

March 24, 2008

On Saturday I had my first race – a 30 minute Cat 5 criterium at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Never having raced before, I wanted to see how fast I they go and more importantly whether I could keep up. My fitness has increased dramatically since I started riding last year but you never really […]

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36.07m: Feeling much better

March 18, 2008

Rode Scripps-Torrey-Scripps again today to test how well my body is recovering from the flu. Got within 16 seconds of my Torrey Pines record and beat my time-trial record for a 3-mile section of the SR-56 bike path by 27 seconds! The Del Mar Criterium is Saturday and I think I’ll be ready.

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52:63m: Rain or shine, in sickness or health!

March 16, 2008

Rain was in the forecast and I’d spent the previous three days in bed with the flu so Saturday night I emailed Dave, Andy and Mark to say that I wasn’t sure I’d show up for Sunday’s team ride. Mark replied: “No excuses! … Rain or shine, in sickness or health!” … (bastard!) … I […]

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My fans deserve a great show

March 12, 2008

I have come down with whatever is going around. I tried to power through. I tried denying it. I’ve taken every vitamin, supplement and vodoo-witch-doctor potion I could lay my hands but, but I am SICK. I woke up this morning feeling a little better but after a steam and 20 minutes on the trainer […]

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