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03-19-18, 07:00 AM
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Posted By rideaz

80 solo miles yesterday, 9500 feet vert on mix of...

80 solo miles yesterday, 9500 feet vert on mix of road and gravel. I'm last minute cramming for the Belgian Waffle Ride next month.
08-16-17, 02:13 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Back on the bike after taking over a week off to...

Back on the bike after taking over a week off to let road rash heal. Heart rate is high but so are my spirits.
I crashed at Big Bear a couple weeks ago when a car pulled out in front of us on a...
06-26-17, 08:03 AM
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Posted By rideaz

This weekend felt like I was riding on the...

This weekend felt like I was riding on the surface of the sun. Overnight lows in the 90s and well over 100 by 9am :-( So dehydrated this morning, drinking water is a part time job! Why do I live...
05-26-17, 07:22 PM
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Posted By rideaz

I did the Belgian Waffle Ride in SoCal last week...

I did the Belgian Waffle Ride in SoCal last week (123 miles, about 11k vert, 45 miles on dirt/sand/rocks). That was so much fun! A bucket list event but I enjoyed it so much, I will definitely do it...
04-27-17, 12:46 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Really enjoying that fact that race season is...

Really enjoying that fact that race season is over for me (it wasn't my best)...coffee rides, no HR monitor, no worries :-) I have a century gravel race in a couple weeks, BWR and then Crusher and...
04-04-17, 04:09 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Current training status: tired. I would post...

Current training status: tired.
I would post here more often but my computer and work tablet hate this site (it crashes almost every time).
Anyone going to be at Tour of the Gila this year?
03-14-17, 05:06 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Nice! I was 5th in the TT (also on a road bike)...

Nice! I was 5th in the TT (also on a road bike) and pack finish in the next 2 stages, avoided several crashes...barely! It was a fun weekend
03-13-17, 07:54 AM
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Posted By rideaz

Yes! I was there, it was a fun weekend! How did...

Yes! I was there, it was a fun weekend! How did you do?
03-09-17, 05:56 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Are you racing Tour of Murrieta Tmonk?

Are you racing Tour of Murrieta Tmonk?
01-18-17, 04:10 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Another good ride on the TT bike today, I'm...

Another good ride on the TT bike today, I'm definitely comfortable on it (not sure if that is a good thing?) but I do struggle to get my HR as high as I want for intervals. I might need to wear my HR...
12-21-16, 03:11 PM
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Posted By rideaz

hit a couple of my goals this week, 12k miles...

hit a couple of my goals this week, 12k miles (thank you AZ weather) and 600k feet climbing. weather looks rainy for the rest of the week but hope to add a little to those totals before the end of...
12-11-16, 06:29 AM
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Posted By rideaz

Did my first mountain bike race yesterday (Dawn...

Did my first mountain bike race yesterday (Dawn to dusk 10 hour race) and made it to the podium. My longest ride on a mountain bike had been 40 miles, yesterday I managed 125 miles for 3rd place...
11-12-16, 06:36 PM
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Posted By rideaz

I rode mt lemmon on Thursday, it was pretty cold...

I rode mt lemmon on Thursday, it was pretty cold at the top so my friend and I got plastic server gloves from the cookie cabin for the descent :-)
10-31-16, 07:49 AM
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Posted By rideaz

I spent last week in Santa Barbara with some...

I spent last week in Santa Barbara with some teammates, we rode a lot. I ended up with over 20k climbing for the week, that's a lot for me.
EZ week ahead to include some mountain biking because I...
10-21-16, 04:27 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Racing starts in January here too. In other words...

Racing starts in January here too. In other words I need to be getting my diet in order and starting base? :-)
Actually took my break in summer this year, just been riding for fun for what feels...
10-04-16, 05:27 PM
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Posted By rideaz

That's pretty much what I said but got talked...

That's pretty much what I said but got talked into racing. I was pretty good at triathlon and not really suited for bike racing but I think it was the challenge that made me like it. I even rode...
10-03-16, 07:02 AM
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Posted By rideaz

Did one of my hardest ever rides this weekend,...

Did one of my hardest ever rides this weekend, Devil's Hwy in eastern AZ. It was 97 miles & 12k climbing with some teammates. Really beautiful, quiet roads from desert up into pine trees (even a few...
09-01-16, 04:05 PM
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Posted By rideaz

You guys are funny. I don't own a scale but the...

You guys are funny. I don't own a scale but the in-laws have a really nice one. I weigh myself when I go there, maybe twice a month with clothes on ha!
08-03-16, 11:43 AM
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Posted By rideaz

After taking most of June off for vacationing, I...

After taking most of June off for vacationing, I struggled through July and am looking forward to getting back to some regularly scheduled training. My power meter is back from Stages (refurbished)...
08-03-16, 11:41 AM
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Posted By rideaz

The good news is your first few weeks will be...

The good news is your first few weeks will be base building/fat burning.
07-16-16, 04:33 PM
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Posted By rideaz

I did some climbing today. At altitude. It was...

I did some climbing today. At altitude. It was humbling.
07-02-16, 03:45 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Dang! Sorry about that. Not qualified to answer...

Dang! Sorry about that.
Not qualified to answer medical questions but when I had some deep road rash, doc told me no public swimming due to infection.
06-30-16, 05:09 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Group ride this morning. Getting back into it...

Group ride this morning. Getting back into it after a month long vacation...the struggle is very real!
06-23-16, 09:53 AM
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Posted By rideaz

I'm struggling to get motivated to ride again. 3...

I'm struggling to get motivated to ride again. 3 weeks vacation with only a little riding (but in such a beautiful place) means I'm a bit out of shape and the heat really picked up here while I was...
06-20-16, 04:58 AM
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Posted By rideaz

Just got back from a 3 week trip to Scotland &...

Just got back from a 3 week trip to Scotland & England. There was a lot of walking, touristing, and way too much eating but not enough bikes. I did borrow my friend's commuter/cross bike and got in...
05-31-16, 02:11 PM
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Posted By rideaz

I put in some good miles over the holiday...

I put in some good miles over the holiday weekend. Group ride Saturday, gravel ride with a lot of climbing Sunday and some solo riding yesterday and today. Heading off on vacation tomorrow so I...
05-24-16, 03:35 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Had to work down in Tucson so I took my bike and...

Had to work down in Tucson so I took my bike and did the Tuesday morning ride there...fast and fun!
05-22-16, 03:04 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Finished up a 300 mile/15 hour week with a mix of...

Finished up a 300 mile/15 hour week with a mix of group and solo riding today. Weather here has been awesome lately so I've been taking advantage. Summer is coming!
05-20-16, 07:42 AM
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Posted By rideaz

Good luck! Omniums are getting popular around...

Good luck! Omniums are getting popular around here (except our season is pretty much over), there were several this year that were TT and RR or RR and Crit, or all 3.
05-16-16, 03:01 PM
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Posted By rideaz

haha. Last week I was riding through cave creek...

haha. Last week I was riding through cave creek and the DQ had "Stop in for a S'mores Blizzard" on it's sign. I was tempted. They have a new restaurant/store down at Bartlett Lake now, a coke and...
05-16-16, 02:50 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Strava says the average temp of my 3 hour ride...

Strava says the average temp of my 3 hour ride today was 84. It got toasty towards the end because I got a late start. It's that time of year here when I start memorizing the location of gas stations...
05-10-16, 02:41 PM
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Posted By rideaz

I have a power meter again! Sold my Quarq weeks...

I have a power meter again! Sold my Quarq weeks ago and just got a stages. To be honest I didn't miss it. I rarely look at it on group rides anyways but today I realized I forgot to put power back on...
05-09-16, 07:15 AM
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Posted By rideaz

That does look awesome (I also rode through snow...

That does look awesome (I also rode through snow this weekend) but I'm thinking you are a bit underdressed?
05-05-16, 01:48 PM
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Posted By rideaz

I've done a few rides (read: cramming) on the...

I've done a few rides (read: cramming) on the cross bike because I signed up for a 100 mile gravel ride/race on Saturday and I've never done one before. There's a 50 and 30 mile option but I decided...
04-27-16, 07:11 AM
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Posted By rideaz

I ended up doing 2 rides yesterday, did the early...

I ended up doing 2 rides yesterday, did the early morning group ride before work then did a night ride up south mountain with friends. It was a long day that started at 4:30 and got done at 9:30 with...
04-26-16, 06:22 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Enjoy the pain and suffering!!

Enjoy the pain and suffering!!
04-18-16, 05:05 PM
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Posted By rideaz

I just bought a new Giant TCR as my "back up"...

I just bought a new Giant TCR as my "back up" road bike lol. I also have a mountain bike, cross bike, cruiser bike...I'm not a good person to ask!
04-18-16, 05:04 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Sometimes when I feel like cycling is too...

Sometimes when I feel like cycling is too difficult, I do a different activity (today it was lap swimming) just to remind myself that cycling is about the only sport I'm any good at! :)
04-14-16, 10:50 AM
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Posted By rideaz

515823 First ride on the new bike. 60 miles,...

515823

First ride on the new bike. 60 miles, 3000 feet climbing. I love it!
04-13-16, 04:29 PM
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Posted By rideaz

No riding today but I did pick up my new bike! I...

No riding today but I did pick up my new bike! I got a Giant TCR. Can't wait to ride it tomorrow!
04-11-16, 03:18 PM
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Posted By rideaz

My ride went longer than 3 hours...such a...

My ride went longer than 3 hours...such a beautiful morning. You know it's a good day when you are still on a bike at noon!
https://www.strava.com/activities/542543095
04-11-16, 07:56 AM
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Posted By rideaz

My boss text me last night that he's playing at...

My boss text me last night that he's playing at least one round of golf this morning and he'll see me after lunch. Looks like a 3 hour ride to the lake this morning for me :)
04-06-16, 05:39 PM
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Posted By rideaz

You're screwed!

You're screwed!
04-05-16, 06:21 PM
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Posted By rideaz

well damn! good luck with the healing and the...

well damn! good luck with the healing and the kiddos coming! take care!
04-05-16, 02:20 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Group ride today. I thought my legs would be dead...

Group ride today. I thought my legs would be dead from last week (they felt terrible yesterday and all I did was Yoga) but I felt pretty good.
I rode my Madone again, every time I think I want to...
04-05-16, 02:18 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Good news!

Good news!
04-03-16, 06:48 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Finished up one of my biggest weeks on the bike...

Finished up one of my biggest weeks on the bike (320 miles and 20k+ climbing) with a climb up mt lemmon. Legs are trashed. Love that feeling :)
03-28-16, 06:21 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Never had this personally happen but I had a...

Never had this personally happen but I had a triathlon training partner who suffered really badly with calf cramps and the pain would last for weeks. He started going to a chiro who did ART (active...
03-28-16, 05:16 PM
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Posted By rideaz

No work for me today, one of the benefits of...

No work for me today, one of the benefits of working for a catholic organization is that Easter Monday is also observed. I rode my bike to the lake (which is starting to look like a puddle due to the...
03-23-16, 04:00 PM
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Posted By rideaz

Cool. Just did 8x2' intervals this morning. I...

Cool. Just did 8x2' intervals this morning. I like this validation :p
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