From the monthly archives:

January 2009

Failure versus Quitting

January 25, 2009

Iwent back to the Boulevard Race course yesterday with Mark, Voris and Rick. The idea was to pootle the first lap as a preview and then race the second and third. We’re just two weeks away from the actual race and we all wanted to leave everything on the road. I got more than just […]

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Stagecoach TTT Champs

January 23, 2009

For the second year in a row, the Descenders won the Stagecoach Century Team Time Trial by setting a new course record of 4:59:30! That’s Dave, Dave, Dave and Rick. There are 9 Dave’s on Team Descenders. The Descenders are a San Diego cycling club that rides mostly in the Poway area. They’re famous not […]

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“That’s a dirt road.”

January 21, 2009

“You gotta be kidding me! That’s a dirt road.” I said, following Mark off the pavement, less than a half mile from the US-Mexico border. We were supposed to be on our second lap of the Boulevard Race course. I had the hammer down, trying to see how fast I could go and was off […]

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Best Bike Shop in San Diego

January 17, 2009

The best bike shop in San Diego is Bicycle Warehouse, especially the one in Kearney Mesa run by Jeff and Morgan. I’ve been to most of the bike shops in San Diego and I think Bicycle Warehouse head and shoulders above the rest. I’ve been a customer of Bicycle Warehouse ever since I bought my […]

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Taking a Rest Week

January 15, 2009

After the thrashing my legs took on Saturday, I planned to do a sort of threshold workout on Monday by riding the Penasquitos Canyon MTB trail as fast as I could. Out and back, it’s a total of 30 miles with really only one significant grade. The trail near I-15 is like flying down a […]

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