World Championships: Blaak solos to women’s road race title

Chantal Blaak (Netherlands) soloed to victory in the elite women’s road race at the World Championships in Bergen after her Dutch team made its numerical advantage count in the winning move. Katrin Garfoot (Australia) got away to take to second place ahead of 2016 champion Amalie Dideriksen (Denmark), who sprinted from the peloton as it… Continue reading World Championships: Blaak solos to women’s road race title

2017 Ohio State Road Race Championship Post Race Report

After Logan and I competed in the time trials on Saturday, we left the park and headed over to Yellow Springs, Ohio, to preview the road race course. On the way, we stopped at a fast food restaurant to grab some lunch. Logan got to choose where to eat, since he had a better day… Continue reading 2017 Ohio State Road Race Championship Post Race Report

2017 UCI Road Cycling World Championships Schedule

W Sun Sep 17 at 12:05 42.5 km Elite Women Team Time Trial TTT profile | map | timetable | preview |  results | photos | video M Sun Sep 17 at 15:35 42.5 km Elite Men Team Time Trial TTT profile | map | timetable | preview |  results | photos | video JW Mon Sep 18 at 10:35 16.1… Continue reading 2017 UCI Road Cycling World Championships Schedule

You Are An Athlete

athlete noun ath·lete \ˈath-ˌlēt, ÷ˈa-thə-ˌlēt\ Popularity: Top 30% of words Simple Definition of athlete : a person who is trained in or good at sports, games, or exercises that require physical skill and strength   I have seen questions like this on different social media posts, Am I an athlete? Or How do you define… Continue reading You Are An Athlete

Cedar Point Full Triathlon Relay (Bike Leg) – 11 Sept 2016

On Saturday, September 10th, I rode up to Cedar Point with Kevin Petty, after we watched my son run in the largest cross country meet in the country (a different blog on that later). It was an uneventful ride up to the race expo. The skies were getting dark as we approached Sandusky, and the… Continue reading Cedar Point Full Triathlon Relay (Bike Leg) – 11 Sept 2016

15 – 21 August Training Summary

This was a recover/taper week for yet another Olympic distance triathlon. This was to be my last triathlon of the season, I have the bike leg of Cedar Point full distance triathlon in three weeks and my season will be completed. I was scheduled to the Toughman National Championship the Toughman New York do to… Continue reading 15 – 21 August Training Summary

Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast

I had something happen to me today that has never happened to me before, I had a flat tire during a race. I have completed over 30 triathlons and 15 bike races and events, and never had a flat during the race or event. I have had flats during training, before the race or event,… Continue reading Slow Is Smooth, Smooth Is Fast