See You In Tahoe Baby

I’m getting super excited about my 72 mile destination event- America’s Most Beautiful Ride in Lake Tahoe next weekend.   Today I dropped off my road bike – Bellisimo- to be disassembled, packed and shipped to the race sight. I’m happy my bike is in good hands with  Dave because I’ve ridden this boy for […]...

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Tahoe Training Takeaways

In the homestretch with one more cycling session this week, and 4 next week (12 total) in the final seven days of training for America’s Most Beautiful Ride. I CANT BELIEVE I’M ALMOST THERE! The spectacular scenery, the challenging ride, the once in a lifetime experience, the breathtaking beauty and much more have me reveling […]...

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The Climb

My position in life resembles today’s Tahoe training ride:  tough hills – recovery – push – recovery – start again and repeat. IF YOU OR IT LOOKS GOOD – WORK IS INVOLVED This morning as I was engaging in my 10th week of cycle training for “Bike The West,” coming up on June 5, the […]...

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Tahoe Training Week 9- First Day Outside

TGIF! Whew, all that drama for nothing! When will I learn to block the nay sayers and believe in my work?! NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT Chicagoland finally got a beautiful day and I took advantage of being outdoors for my first ride on the road bike instead of my stationary Keiser in the basement.  Prior […]...

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