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Archive for February, 2010

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 25th, 2010 - 7:10 pm § in Event Happenings

36 Hour Ride Request for Support/New Venue

This is an important update wherein I must share a series of events that have unfolded over the last couple days and weeks which has resulted in the changing of the venue for the April event and for the remaining 36 and 40 hour long rides.  Due to unforeseen and certainly unanticipated circumstanc[...]

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 [...][...]

February 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm § in George Thoughts

Thursday, Feb 17th, 2010

In a few days, i’ll be putting forth some additional details regarding the upcoming April event and how events of late have inspired me and my crew of supporters to harbor a refreshed recommitment to the success of the April event.  My confidence in so many who operate around me while I try a[...]

February 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm § in George Thoughts

Results of 33 Hour Ride (Final)

Done! The 33 Hour ride was completed this past weekend Feb 12-14, 2010 and was perhaps the best long ride I’ve ever had in prep for any event i’ve ever done!  So much so that I set a new PR by going 21 hours non-stop before taking my first break.  My stats are as follows:  [...][...]

February 14th, 2010 - 8:09 am § in Training Notes

33 Ride is Complete!

George has successfully completed the 33 hour ride.  He completed this ride stronger and more alert than all his previous training rides. Stats:  AHR: 89  RPM: 84  DIST: 425.7  CAL: 9503. George will be posting up a more complete reviw of the ride later today.  Again, thanks to all who came o[...]

February 14th, 2010 - 6:22 am § in Training Notes

33 Hour Ride Update. 5:30am/05:30 hours. Final Break Complete!

Hey all, George has completed his final break and is on his way to the 33 hour finish.  Due to his various breaks, he will finish this ride at approximately 7:15am/07:15 hours. Current Stats:  AHR: 89   RPM: 83  DIST: 399.5  CAL: 8877     Break Duration  16:07 George continues to feel goo[...]