Ah… after pushing myself pretty hard for the last 3 weeks, I’ve been waiting not-so-patiently for this week off from riding. No tempo pieces, no mtb long rides with oodles of hills, no dreaded max sets in the gym. Only problem is, I’m in paradise… and paradise = play time. This morning, I woke up… Read More A week “off”
As much as we need the rain here in Southern California, I’m a little bummed that it’s raining. It means that I have to stay off the trails and riding on the road is down-right dangerous with our drivers that never see rain. Training call for 2.5hrs w tempo pieces today… and I fear that… Read More Rain, rain, go away
I got invited and joined a mountain bike race team! I’ve really only dabbled in mtb racing in the past. The mindset has been more of “let’s see if I can finish strong” than “let’s see how fast I can go.” I figure that my podium days were long behind me. I guess I still… Read More Go Team!
I love to ride. I love to take pictures (I’m Asian, it’s part of our DNA). I really have been struggling to blend the two. As a safety precaution, I always ride with my phone, which takes great photos. My hurdle is that I always wear full fingered gloves when I mountain bike and it… Read More Capturing the moment
Yesterday morning, I was intimidated by the ride I was about to take on. The ‘cons’ seem to keep on increasing. New dirt – I had no idea what to expect New friends – I had only ridden with these people once before and it ended in disaster only 3 miles in (and I don’t… Read More Appreciating Diversity
Let’s face it – when you’re on your bike, pedaling along commute, NOT thinking about the sleep deprived new father reaching for his coffee cup – it’s best to be seen. Blinks and headlights aside, when I’m on the road I strive for safety & to be seen. No, I don’t look cool in bright… Read More The Fashion of Being Seen