As a new member of the FFBC, I am impressed by the methodical and structured approach that the team takes towards training and race preparation. A big part of this is Thursday Night Training, led by Larry Nolan. When Larry mentioned that he would be leading the Saturday morning beginners track session on Jan 17, [...]
This morning went to Bally’s Total Fitness to take a spin class with Paul Penn. While I was there started thinking about the off-season in California. One thing that I have come to realize is that in California there is no real off-season. California doesn’t really have an off-season. It is simply a different time [...]
Robert and I did the Clark’s Corner Cycling Challenge in Ione, just outside Folsom. This is a small organized ride put on by a local coffee shop/cafe(Clark’s Corner) to get people to ride some roads they are proud of. Chris Horner attends the ride and did an awesome job at making a point of chatting [...]
[ October 12, 2014; 8:30 am; ] Sunday October 12th Low-key ride
8:30 SHARP 45 miles F-2
Race Team ride #2
Alum Rock Park will be our destination. We may also include Crothers Road if it is passable.
All race team members are requested to wear their latest team uniform.
Rain will stop play. No stopping, no dropping.
Start from the Snap Fitness at 43480 Mission boulevard.
Snap Fitness [...]
Thanks for all your well wishes and concern after my crash last Thursday.
Thanks Giro for my helmet and protecting my brain when I went head over handlebars.
Thanks Giant for building a great and bombproof machine like the Giant TCR Advanced.
Climbed back on the Giant TCR Advanced and returned to training today thanks to rest, [...]
[ March 22, 2014; 8:30 am; ] It’s been a long time since we did an official (non-strava segment) hill climb TT up Palomares.
The plan is for the team to meet at Niles, where i will set the field and provide last minute instructions. Roll out at 08:45 and ride up Niles Canyon to Sunol and back to Palomares.
The start line is [...]
[ February 1, 2014; 9:00 am; ] This week we will join the Spectrum ride.
Departs from the Starbucks at the corner of Homestead and Hollenbeck in Sunnyvale.
Ride departs 09:00 sharp.
Various sections of super speedy with some uphill as well. This is NOT a no drop ride and you need to be able to able to fend for your self.
About 50 miles and [...]
[ January 11, 2014; 8:30 am; ] From Sharron Heights Shopping Center.
Roll out at 8:30, up and over the hills to Pescadero, north on Highway 1 to Tunitas Creek and back over the hills
More details to follow.