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March 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm § in Event Happenings, Training Notes

Results of Taper Ride a New WR

Greetings!  The long rides are now done!  With some sentimentality yesterday, I drew to a close a very significant chapter in my training for the 30o hour ride in April.  The Taper Ride was a mere 14 hour ride that started at 4am to 6pm on Saturday.    The stats were as follows:  AHR 90;  AR[...]

March 18th, 2010 - 6:22 pm § in Training Notes

The Tapering Ride

The tapering ride will be my last real long ride before the April event and it will be a mere 12-15 hour non-stop ride this weekend, starting at 4am Sat and going until I”m done,  probably around 6pm or so…Official Taper Ride.  I like to have fun with this ride,  nice and easy w/some[...]

March 13th, 2010 - 8:18 pm § in Training Notes

40 hour ride update: First Break…a new personal best…24 straight hours!

24 straight hours…on a spin bike…without a break ( my butt hurts just thinking about it)!  This is a new personal best for George.  He surged past hour 20, 21, 22 and 23 to complete 24 hours on the spin bike.   After 24 hours on the bike George took a 24 minute break to [...][...]

March 13th, 2010 - 2:48 pm § in Training Notes

40 Hour ride update: Hour 20.

George is feeling really good and has decided to delay his break!  He will now be taking it hour by hour so let’s see how long he can go! George had a great night and experienced NO wall at all.  This is outstanding news from a training perspective.  This means all the hard work and [...][...]

March 13th, 2010 - 12:43 am § in Training Notes

40 Hour Ride Update: The ride has started!

George has started the 40 hour ride off with a bang.  We had lots of folks come out to start the ride off and cheer George on.   We especially want to thank Clyde Shields, Casi Mattox,  and Dee Hakala for bringing out Big Brothers Big Sisters and their Little Brother and Little Sister Matches [..[...]

February 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm § in Event Happenings, Training Notes

Results of 36 Hour Ride (Final)

The 36 Hour Ride was successfully completed this past weekend at the new venue located in the former Lazarus Furniture/Steinmart store next to Sports Authority and Grants Audio in the Aurora Marketplace shopping complex at 75th St and Route 59 in Aurora.   summary is as follows:   AHR 88, DST 46[...]

February 27th, 2010 - 10:33 pm § in Training Notes

36 Hour Update: Hour 24.

George has successfully completed 24 hours of his 36 hour training ride and is doing great.   George took his first break at 16:00 hours (4:00 pm) and took a 22 minute break.  George then rode for four more hours and took a break at 20:22 (8:22 pm).  He is feeling  very good and has not encoun[...]

February 26th, 2010 - 10:43 pm § in Training Notes

36 Hour Ride Update: The 36 hour ride has started

George is on the bike and the venue is live and up & running!  Marcia and Kathy are keeping George company for now and things are going great as of 9:15 pm… Mark was busy building the new Lamond Spin Bike that George will use for the main event.  This bike was kindly donated by [...][...]

February 26th, 2010 - 4:13 pm § in Training Notes

Prep for the 36 hour ride: Venue up and running…

The new venue is prep’ed for tonight’s ride.  We are really looking forward to all the opportunities this new venue will provide for us.   There is a HUGE buzz of anticipation in the air regarding the new venue as folks have stopped by today to see the new location and assist with the[...]

February 24th, 2010 - 11:01 pm § in Training Notes

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

What a training week!  So much going on and yet i was still able to log in 45 hours of time and nearly 780 miles on the bike and tomm (Thur) is a rest day in prep for the 36 hour ride this weekend.    The training this week was indeed strong and a nice rebound [...][...]