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August 31st, 2010 - 7:17 am § in Uncategorized

The 3 Day, 72 Hour Ride

The 72 Hour Ride will start at 8AM on Wed, Sept 1st and will conclude at approximately 10AM on Sat, Sept 4th…. The finish time includes an approximate number of break minutes anticipated that will be used.  The link for the stream is:   http://www.ustream.tv/channel/hood-s-24-hour-ride    Th[...]

August 29th, 2010 - 7:57 pm § in Uncategorized

Two Back/Back 12′s

Just came off a 12 hour ride this week at Fuel, in prep for several events over the next couple weeks including a 60 hour fundraiser at the Egg and a very long ride at the end of October.  This was the first time i’ve done two 12 hour rides so close together.  Both were [...][...]

August 25th, 2010 - 10:58 pm § in Uncategorized

12 hour update

coming up on Midnight, which will mark the half way point of the 12.  Find myself maintaining good pace.  Not really hungry, but have been snacking along the way.   distance per hour is a bit off of last weeks pace.  Still getting to 10 miles at the 40 minute mark.  Thanks to Kathy, Emerson an[...]

August 25th, 2010 - 2:47 pm § in George Thoughts

Updates

Training continues at a great pace since my return from the magnificent boundary waters of minnesota.  Funny how we always think that we’re gonna lose something from a fitness standpoint when we’re away from the gym, the trail, the bike, etc…..well, such is not the case as I found[...]

August 7th, 2010 - 6:28 pm § in George Thoughts

Results of 60 Hour Ride

The 60 Hour Ride was held Aug 4-7, 2010 at the Fuel Sport Performance Training facility in Crest Hill, IL and streamed worldwide via U-Stream.  The ride was yet an additonal training ride in preparation for a major fundraiser event in October, 2010.  The ride was done in accordance with GWR marath[...]

August 6th, 2010 - 5:20 pm § in Uncategorized

Clock

Sorry to all of you watching the clock, in trying to move it around to avoid the sun, it was accidently stopped. Hour 45 was completed and the clock was restarted. Total time elasped is 46 hours and 34 minutes. 6 breaks were taken so far that totaled 1 hour and 34 minutes. sorry about [...][...]

August 6th, 2010 - 4:51 pm § in Uncategorized

TGIF

2 nights down, 1 more to go. The stats are as follow after 44 hours AHR 84 RPM 79 TOTAL Miles 559.6 for a avergae of 12.7. Total calories are 10510, averaging 238 per hour. Thanks to Teresa from the vintage crew coming in this morniing with her son. Thanks the Chris for visiting last [...][...]

August 5th, 2010 - 8:38 am § in Uncategorized

Good Morning All

A report from Kathy Lew. George should have just finished hour 14. The sun is up and it is cool, 5am was a bit rough towards the end of the hour, but we pressed on and got through the stats and the reward was a 5 hour energy drink. It only lasts about 2 1/2 [...][...]

August 3rd, 2010 - 8:52 pm § in Uncategorized

The 2 1/2 Day/60 Hour Ride

Its the eve of the 60 hour ride and I find myself loading up on a spaghetti dinner prepared at home for a change and trying to get it all in before I head to the club to train a client at 7pm.  The 60 hour ride is the next in a series of long [...][...]