Things That Wear Out

This blog topic was suggested by a friend after a recent bike ride. He started the day getting ready to head out for a bike ride up a local hill here in Santa Barbara, San Marcos Pass Road, a.k.a. The Old Pass, Old San Marcos, or OSM. He wondered about the condition of his bikes…

The #1 Training Mistake

People ask what’s the one thing I can do to improve my times and I tell them that the number one mistake that most triathletes make is training too hard on easy days and too easy on hard days. Simply put, each workout is designed to train either your aerobic or anaerobic system, so you train…

Raceday Checklist

The following is a pretty complete list of what you need to have ready to go on race day morning. Start out with: Pre-race clothes, layers, something you can warm up in and peel off to go racing Race shorts, top (jersey or singlet) or one piece suit Sunscreen, especially applied to the neck, shoulders…