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Yoga

Today officially begins my taper.  And as should ever good taper program, it begin with a nice sleep-in until 8:00am.  God I feel so spoiled. Yes folks, I got more than 6 hours sleep last night. There is no swimming, … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Vinyl

It’s been busy training day with 85k accomplished on the road this morning with a very fast paced group of riders and then another 14.49k of pavement pounding accomplished this evening.  So, yeah, just smidgen shy of a 100k in … Continue reading

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Flight WS702 from Vancouver to Toronto (Part 1)

We’re on our way home now after an exhausting but fun 72 hours of herding athletes, parents, grumpy brides and injured birds at the bike mount line for the Burnaby SunRype Tri-Kids triathlon. Fortunately, we have some extra leg room … Continue reading

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Flight WS703 from Toronto to Vancouver (Part 2)

I got approximately an hour’s kip here and now I’m snacking on my complimentary pretzels and biscuits and, hopefully, get through a few more chapters of my book (The Age of Daredevils by Michael Clarkson).  Also, what’s a domestic trip … Continue reading

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Core

It was a hard lesson on the bike this morning:  if you’re going to mount a suicide breakaway off the front of the group, try and not  take such a long pull into the wind before doing so.  Having said … Continue reading

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Thursday Evening Vinyl

Kelly and I enjoyed a fun Date Night last night in Niagara Falls attending David Rocco’s ‘Tastes in Niagara‘ five course meal, some free champagne and night at the Four Point Sheraton and – get this – I slept in … Continue reading

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Yoga Stretch

I ventured out early this morning for what was supposed to be the regular Tuesday group ride but I was the only one who showed, meaning I had to forgo the next 2 hours (58.1k) worth of wind, rain and … Continue reading

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