A Little Mt Biking Action

A Little Mt Biking Action

Watch the ladies crank!

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Kasia Niewiadoma

Kasia Niewiadoma

Interesting …

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Early Afternoon Solo Ride

Early Afternoon Solo Ride

The high temp for today was forecast to be 61. And since the sun was expected in the afternoon, I decided to plan an early afternoon bike ride. This morning I got in a treadmill workout followed by a mile swim. Later in the day I packed my CX bike into the car and drove up to Milford to do an out-and-back 50-mile ride that I had never done before. I’ve got a 200k brevet coming up on March 25 that goes through Milford and does two somewhat sizable hills within the 25 miles thereafter. So the ride I did today was 25 miles of the brevet’s route. I parked in Milford behind the public library and rode out and then retraced my steps back to the car. I really liked the roads I encountered. Really a lovely ride. Definitely on the windy side, though. Took me about 3 hours and 10 minutes. Click on the map that follows to see the “out” part of the ride at RWGPS.

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Strength Training for Runners

Strength Training for Runners

Some of the concepts in this video apply to other endurance activities like cycling and swimming.

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Cranbury Sat B Ride

Cranbury Sat B Ride

Last week I rode this ride and it was in the upper 60s and ultimately in the low to mid 70s. This week was a completely different story. At 9 AM when the ride went off it was 25 degrees out. And when we finished the 40-mile ride before noon it had not gotten to 30 degrees yet. The wind was VERY strong during the ride. It pushed me around a little at times, and I’m not a very big person. Nobody showed up to ride the B ride that I was scheduled to lead. However, I had my ride sheet and a pre-planned route. So the four guys that showed up to ride the B+ ride that was leaderless all signed up for my ride and we were off. Since I am actually a strong B+ rider in the club, it was not all that much of a stretch for me to lead the ride. And yes, it turned out to be a legitimate B+ ride. I’m submitting a ride sheet for my B ride though. Those in attendance besides me were Rick, Ralph, Phil, and Joe. I was riding my CX bike as usual. Our rest stop location was the Quick Chek in Englishtown at about mile 25. Click on the map below to see the route at RWGPS.

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What Happens if You Stop Eating Sugar

What Happens if You Stop Eating Sugar

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Bike Route Options for this Sunday

Bike Route Options for this Sunday

From time to time this year I plan to offer rides through PFW on Sunday mornings from the Southfield Shopping Center on CR-571 near the eastern border of West Windsor. I actually consider these rides to depart from East Windsor, but technically they do not. I have also drafted several routes that depart from Village Park in Cranbury. So it wasn’t too difficult to draft several routes from Southfield Shopping Center since the roads covered are practically identical.

All the routes are approximately 40 miles in length, and they have a planned rest stop at about mile 25 into the ride. The routes are stored at Plot_a_Route dotcom and can be accessed by using the following hyperlinks. I have optimized each of the maps so they work equally well for my Garmin eTrex devices that require GPX files, and my Garmin Edge Touring device that uses TCX files.

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