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Archive for January, 2010

January 31st, 2010 - 10:26 am § in Training Notes

28 Hour Update

Done!  The long rides are indeed becoming mini-events in and of themselves …something I’ve considered as future fundraising for others once this ultra gig is done….but its Sunday morning and wanted to get out a special thanks to so many who corresponded w/me during the ride and v[...]

January 30th, 2010 - 4:29 pm § in Uncategorized

24 HOUR UPDATE: 28 HOUR RIDE

George just took his break which was 16 minutes and 46 seconds long. Before this, George hit a wall during hour 23. A group of Boy Scouts came in a bit later and re-boosted George. George will be biking till approximately 7:45 pm. All are welcome to come out and bike, great music and just [...][...]

January 30th, 2010 - 12:25 pm § in Uncategorized

20 HOUR UPDATE: 28 HOUR RIDE

George took is break at 11 AM. He is feeling great. The break lasted 19 minutes and 59 seconds (1 second away from 20 min!!).  Average AHR- 95, average RPM- 87. Total distance thus far- 261.8 miles, calories burned-6871. Everyone is invited to come out! George will be riding till approximately 7:40[...]

January 30th, 2010 - 1:24 am § in Training Notes

1O HOUR UPDATE: 28 HOUR RIDE

Greetings! George is doing well! He is into his 11th hour of the 28 hour ride. For the 10th hour his stats were as follows- 94 AHR, 86 RPM, 12.3 miles, and 308 calories burned. He has been mostly awake, using liquid fuel and small bites of food to keep him awake. Everyone is encouraged [...][...]

January 29th, 2010 - 12:14 pm § in George Thoughts

Pre 28 Hour Thoughts

Well, Thursday was the rest day that it was intended to be and its now Friday morning.  Had my pancake breakfast this morning at the Egg with good friend Mike Liskey, who indicated he may be by early Sat morning.  Got home and began the systematic prep of all foodstuffs and the SUCCEED fuel line [[...]

January 27th, 2010 - 9:18 pm § in George Thoughts, Training Notes

1/27/10 Training Day

What a day it was today!  Met good friend Mike Liskey this morning over pancakes at the Egg and then returned to the Ballydoyle Pub in Aurora, the place where we kicked off this campaign, wherre I  was interviewed on 95.9 The River who was broadcasting live from the Ballydoyle.  Saw good friend [...]

January 25th, 2010 - 9:58 pm § in Training Notes

1/25/10 Training

Started this week knowing that I would have one less day to train in advance of the 28 Hour ride coming up this weekend.  Nevertheless, I’m projected to log in over 40 miles since the last long ride and tonights ride was a good 6 hour spin ending with Teresa’s spin class at 6:30 with  [...]

January 25th, 2010 - 9:47 pm § in George Thoughts, Training Notes

Pre 28 Hour Ride Thoughts

The 28 Hour Ride is this weekend and starts Friday the 29th at 3:00PM (1500) and will conclude at approximately 7:00PM  (1900) on Saturday the 30th.  Pls note that as a result of breaks taken after the 20 hour mark, the end time of the ride will be pushed ahead that much later).  I’ve atch’d [...]

January 18th, 2010 - 1:43 pm § in Uncategorized

Additional 26 Hour Thoughts

I wanted to grab a minute in between my making a long overdue hamloaf and getting back to the club this afternoon for a short ride, I wanted to post some additional thoughts, some of which have been posted already, but I like this forum to document my thoughts as the April event looms in [...][...]

January 17th, 2010 - 7:39 pm § in Uncategorized

26 Hour Ride Thoughts/Recap

The 26 Hour ride was completed with huge success and with the support of so many friends and colleagues who showed up to support the ride throughout the day and night.  Key personnel know who they are and your commitment of time and friendship on behalf of the ride is appreciated.  I finished this[...]