Lately, my legs haven’t been feeling all that spry. On most rides of the past few weeks, my legs have burned after just a few short miles, and after any little sprint or hill climb. On a flat, slow, metric century … Continue reading
I’ve added more hill climbs to the “Mountain Poses” pages: Reatta Pass and Desert Crest. Related/alternate names for the Desert Crest climb are the “Happy Valley climb” and the “Jomax climb.”
In yoga class, we are taught to always be aware of what’s going on around us, to be aware of our body, to be aware of our thoughts. All the while, we are to “stay in the moment” — even … Continue reading
Bartlett Lake route, starting from the corner of Tom Darlington (Scottsdale Rd) and Cave Creek Rd. 3,900 ft of climbing. Got in some more training* today, on probably the best training route in the Phoenix area: the road to Bartlett … Continue reading
Tuesday I did my usual training ride with the TriScottsdale group, and boy was I suffering. After climbing Hummingbird, I was so far off the back there was no latching back on, so I short-circuited at Jackrabbit Rd instead of … Continue reading
Fountain Hills Climbing Route, starting from AJ’s (Mountain View & Via Linda). I’ve added this route to my Mountain Poses pages. See this page.
ABC’s Desert Classic Century 2010 (modified with short cuts) See this link for a description of this ride.