BCBR – Day -1

We made it!  Canada! And nervously anticipating the adventure ahead.  After the long travel up from San Diego, bikes hitched to the back of the car, we crossed the border and checked into the Holiday Inn North Vancouver. I learned a long time ago, that although staying in a non-race/event hotel can save in cost…… Read More BCBR – Day -1

14 days

That’s it.  14 days until BC Bike Race. (wow) I’ve still been getting time on the bike, although it’s pretty clear that Coach has me tapering.  That’s all good, as the last couple of weeks have been brutal in terms of mental fitness.  I can’t wait for my body to catch up and feel *awesome*… Read More 14 days

21 days

That’s it.  After a year of planning and training… I’m looking at the end starting line. Just training for BCBR has tested me.  I keep looking at the routes and figures… some days, I think “I’ve got this!”  Other days, I think “WTF was I thinking?!!”  And currently, I’m DONE with training.  Tapering is SO CLOSE…… Read More 21 days

Ego-Boosting

I’m in the home stretch.  7 more weeks to go until BCBR.  And it’s always about this time when training for an event that I’m tried of training, tired of the structure of workouts, tired of packing for the next workout, eating right (mostly)… you get the picture. This last weekend, I was surprised to… Read More Ego-Boosting