Okay first and foremost this is not the video I promised when I re-ran the Training the Obese Beginner series. That was just going to be a lot of ranting and raving and as much as I enjoy that wasn’t going to be terribly productive so I decided to ditch it.… Read More
So I know I promised a video to wrap up my reposting/rewriting of the Training the Obese Beginner series but, honestly, it was just going to be pointless ranting and I seem to have lost the fire in my belly to do it right now (to be honest I think I just didn’t want to deal with the shooting, editing and transcribing part of it). … Read More
So having looked at the absolute disaster that was the 2011 Northshore Inline Marathon and subsequently survived my final hour bike ride at UT Austin, it’s time to put the 2011 season to rest with a year-end wrap up, look back, and post season analysis along with some general plans going forwards.… Read More
I was seriously tempted to title this in the Why the US Sucks at Olympic lifting nomenclature to make people think that that series wasn’t over but it is (I might do a short addendum, not sure yet). But among all of the other reasons I wanted to finish the mega-series on Friday one was that it was time to move back to self-indulgent prattling about my inline racing, primarily my final race of the season along with an end of season wrap up (I was actually travelling the day I posted the final part of the OL’ing series) . … Read More
Continuing on from Tour of Chicago: 2011 Race Report Part 1.
I slept well enough Saturday night, extreme fatigue will do that too you. It hadn’t rained although there was more ominous lightning during the night. Alarm went off at an all too early 6:45am (it takes me about 3 hours to get generally warmed up and race time was at 9:45am). … Read More