Pyrenees: a trip inside as much as outside.

This blog could focus on any of three different messages, all of which could be a could be a couple chapters long.  The uniqueness of the people, the history of the places, and how the ride changed me are all great stories to tell.  I will sprinkle a little of each in here. Climbing mountains holds … Continue reading Pyrenees: a trip inside as much as outside.

How to prepare for the Pyrenees

Someone told me, "The Pyrenees are a theme park for adults who like exercise and eating." This idea's truth rings deep. Unlike the traditional blog, this one is focused on recommended behaviors, and there is exactly one reason for that...I wish I had something written to guide my thinking before I prepared to travel to the … Continue reading How to prepare for the Pyrenees

Running in the New Mexico Sun…with my son.

Running takes up a lot of my training time…partly because it is a big part of my sport and partly because I like what it does to me.  Pilates and Cycling can take lots of expensive equipment, but running has no such requirements.  Shorts, shirt, shoes and a place to go…that is all that is … Continue reading Running in the New Mexico Sun…with my son.

My first 250 km weekend

"But for each of us, isn't life about determining your own finish line?" Diana Nyad This last weekend, my finish line took 2 days to reach, and there is no way I could ever forget it.  I was scheduled to cycle 162 miles this weekend, including my first 100 mile day.  For a seasoned cyclist, … Continue reading My first 250 km weekend