Looking Back: Reviewing Season Goals

Season Goals

Looking Back at How I Measured up Against My Season Goals The other day while sitting at my desk, I noticed the training plan I had written last winter ahead of the 2016 season.  It wasn’t so much the race times, weekly hours, and training goals that caught my attention, but more specifically it was the season goals I had

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The Importance of Aerodynamics

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A Real World Case Study in the Importance of Aerodynamics We here it all the time: Aero is everything.  You can save x watts with y.  Blah blah blah.  You’ve heard all the marketing mumbo-jumbo.  But its not too often that we get to actually see how much of an impact aerodynamics makes on our rides.  So in order to

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Dam Cross 2016

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Dam Cross Race Report That’s a wrap on the Ontario cyclocross season.  Dam Cross was the final event of a big season for Ontario cyclocross.  Attendance records were broken and broken again as registration numbers soared.  The racing was also pretty good with new events and returning classics and courses offering up a variety of challenges. Dam Cross was no

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Vaughan Cyclocross Classic 2016

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Vaughan Cyclocross Classic Race Report One of these weeks, I’m going to have a race that goes my way and finally manage the result I think I deserve.  Just like a couple weeks ago at Toronto Cross, it wasn’t something I did that messed up my race at the Vaughan Cyclocross Classic but someone else. It was great to finally

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Toronto Cyclocross Race Report

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Race Report from Toronto Cyclocross My race at Toronto Cyclocross did not get off to a good start.  Despite somehow managing to get a second row start I found myself on the ground before we even got off the pavement.  After making it through a whole season racing on the road without crashing, I go down in the first cyclocross

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TrainerRoad Cyclocross Plan

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How I plan to Use the TrainerRoad Cyclocross Plan This Fall Week #3 of the Hardwood Wednesday Night Cyclocross Series is in the book.  As always, I was trying to improve on my previous week which meant my goal was to finish on the lead lap.  A couple changes to the course kept things fresh and threw in a couple

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That’s Better

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Hardwood Ski and Bike’s Wednesday Night Cross #2 Wednesday is officially the best day of the week.  Its one of my days off work and its Wednesday Night Worlds!  Or the Hardwood Hills Ski and Bike’s Wednesday Night Cyclocross Series as its actually known. Yesterday started off by helping Davide Frattini build the Baseball Cross course.  A morning of course

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#crossishere

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The Cyclocross Season is Officially Here My cyclocross season officially kicked off this past Wednesday with the first race in Hardwood Hills Ski and Bike’s weekly cyclocross series.  The local edition of the ever popular Wednesday Night Worlds.  With blind ambition I dove in expecting many improvements over last year. But I got a quick dose of reality.  Now that

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