Todd's Blog

8 pull ups was my max for way too long, then I changed up my routine.  I decided to do 20 pull ups/day 4-5 days a week.  Navy Seals have the 40% Rule: you can always do 40% of your last effort, always.  Fair enough. I did 8, then 5, 3, 2, 1, 1. Two..
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This is not a stretch, though it stretched my mind.  This is the best book on cycling I’ve read in a while.  Here’s why: winning is about often painful choices in the allocation of scarce resources which have alternative uses. You can’t get caught up in the moment and just haul tail off the front..
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There’s no good reason to blog, I didn’t ride today and riding’s where I get my ideers.  Except… look at this bike!  There’s no good reason to buy it, but me want BAD… … saw it in my travels today. Imagine yourself (or me) on this sexy ride… color matching and dead silent belt-drive, the pleasure/challenge/random-leg-spinniness of..
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Sure, I could strap on a power meter or do a stress test or some other robotic method to figure out my fitness. But, I don’t.  When the training needs to get serious I prefer to make the rounds to the out of town group rides – lots of unknowns make it more real.  This time..
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