Category Archives: Mountain Biking

Idea 15: Consider Investing in an Indoor Bicycle Trainer

If I could run every day, I probably would, but I’m just not that durable.  I’ve attempted to increase the number of days I run and found I can do it for a while, but after a couple months the … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon Training Update (Week 4 of 11)

The good news is my Achilles tendon is feeling pretty good, I would say I’m about 80-90% healed.  However, I am experiencing minor aches and pains in other areas of my legs and feet, such as my left heal and … Continue reading

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Week 6 of 14 Training Update for the Carlsbad Marathon

Had another productive week of training.  Legs felt great all week and growing ever more confident that I’ll be in 3:15 marathon shape by late-January.  The “cumulative fatigue” that Hansons Marathon Method suggests will take root seems to be dissipating … Continue reading

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Week 5 of 14 Training Update – Carlsbad Marathon

Wrapped my 5th week of training and things seem to be falling in place and feel I’m finally getting some of my lost fitness back.  Although I’m still not where I was 6 months ago, every week I seem to … Continue reading

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Week 4 of 14 Training Update – Carlsbad Marathon

Posting this update a few days late, just been pretty busy with other matters.  Last week was an interesting week of training as I substituted one of my easy runs with a two hour mountain bike ride as well as … Continue reading

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First Mountain Biking Experience

Decided to skip my easy run this morning and experience my first real mountain biking ride.  Initially, after dropping down and climbing up a couple steep hills – and worried that my fillings in my teeth may actually fall out … Continue reading

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Mountain Biking, Running in San Diego, and Other Random Topics

I bought a mountain bike last night and looking forward to hitting the trails in the area.  I’m a total newbie at mountain biking, but have a good friend who convinced me that it was a great thing to do … Continue reading

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