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Why This Year is My Year

1) Experience  Older and a bit wiser, I’m no longer a Triathlete (swimming/cyclist) newbie Train smarter, not harder Understanding/improving my strengths and weaknesses 2) Packs Learn from the experience of my running and cycling groups Join another running group that

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Paceline Drafting – Riding in a Pack

In order to become a better triathlete I train with a running club and a cycling club so I am always running with the best runners and cycling withe best cyclists (still looking for a Masters swim program/group to join).  Focusing

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My First 50-Mile Bicycle Ride (Hosted by Tuga Cycling Den of Lions – NJ)

Memorial Day 2014 – Bike Ride From: Union, New Jersey To: Blue Army Shrine Our Lady Of FatimaDistance: 54.46 miElevation Gain: 3,177 ftCalories: 1,654 CAvg HR: 121 bpmMax HR: 177 bpmMoving Time: 3:54:04Avg Moving Speed: 14.0 mphMax Speed: 32.8 mph Garmin Connect Google+ Strava Special Thanks to TUGA

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05/23/14 First Day Back #MountainBike

After taking about 8 years off I’m back in the mountain bike game….yay….

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Portugal’s Ciclávels (Murtosa Bicycle Network)

Under the project “”Murtosa Ciclável” aka”Cycling Murtosa” was defined a network of bike paths, including existing infrastructure and infrastructure to build the future.  Besides defining corridors “bike friendly” within the urban core, the network was designed in order to enhance

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How Dedicated Are You?

THE MAN WHO LIVED ON HIS BIKE from Guillaume Blanchet I love being on a bike, it helps me feel free. I get it from my dad. After days and days of cycling the streets of Montreal, come cold or

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How to Bike a Century: 4 Steps to Survive 100 Miles

 This is a guest post by Lindsay Hunt of Women Cycling Tips. Sometimes the fastest path to becoming an expert is to implement quickly and perfect as you go. That’s the approach I took when I signed up for my first century

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