Warm ups are for winners?

We all know how important it is to warm up before you ride or race, but how many people do it right? Not me. The more I race and ride, the more I continue to learn about racing and riding – and about how I work.  I usually try to warm up at least aContinue reading “Warm ups are for winners?”

Pterodactyl bites and whambulances at WORS #10…

Pictured below is the actual thing that stung my arm 2 miles into lap 1 at Treadfest yesterday: It hurt like a mofo, then I forgot about it until after the race.  Today my arm is as swollen as Oprah at an Old Country Buffet.  I must be allergic to pterodactyls too, because I haven’tContinue reading “Pterodactyl bites and whambulances at WORS #10…”

Facing my fears, WORS-style

I’m not afraid of lining up against anyone at a WORS race, not afraid of big climbs, or pushing the pedals till I puke, or getting all muddy.  What I haven’t been able to do for 41 years is… a simple Farmer Blow: http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=farmer’s+blow Call it irrational, call it lame, call it whatever you want.Continue reading “Facing my fears, WORS-style”