Thursday, June 23, 2011


I have been a very bad blogger again, sorry for the lack of updates. The first part of the season came to a close for me last week at Lumberjack. I had my season planned around doing some endurance racing in the beginning of the season then resting and focusing on cross for the second half of the year. So that is the plan and I am sticking to it.

The first half of season was a little disappointing result wise. I have been competitive but just lacking the edge to get a big result. The Cohutta 100 went well and I ended up 8th. The next 2 hundreds were disappointing. The Mohican 100 was a priority race and I was in survival mode after 4hrs and finished 21st; not so hot. Last week was the Lumberjack 100 and it was my best race of the season till the wheels fell off after 3hrs. I was racing for the win for the first time this year in a 100. But I cracked badly and DNF with cramps.

So its time to redo some base and get ready for cross. The next part of training will include more endurance work mixed in with racing to roll into cross full throttle. At this point in the season it’s important to reassess and retrain for 2nd half of the year. The first race back will be Tour of the Valley and then I might head up to Superweek. Those races should be good to get the speed back for cross! I will try to be a good blogger and update more often.

Ride On