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17281posse

California
Husband, father, friend to some, in the midst of unfortunate misunderstandings with others. Happy to be a professional(ly motivated) amateur triathlete and am proud to be in the best shape of my life at 40.
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Wicked Sick by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I'm wicked sick. I'm also from Massachusetts and prone to say "wicked".  Just so you know. Honestly, I'm OK - it's just a cold that has been made worse by having t ... Read on »
The 5th Discipline by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Even the fastest rest As triathletes, we spend an awful lot of time swimming, biking and running.  After all, doing something over and over again to get ... Read on »
Simple Math by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Getting to here at some point late tomorrow morning for coffee and bagels means..... Climbing Newport Coast... Then climbing through Shady Canyon... ... Read on »
Be The Lemonade by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There have been a few things going on this week Mary is in Boston at an e-tailer's conference. Ian was sick all day Tuesday with a slight fever. I felt sick Tues ... Read on »
As Predicted by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon A percentage of runners have been running barefoot for a long time, have continued to run barefoot through the current barefoot mania and will continue to run barefoot f ... Read on »
Big Brick by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Today I went out and did what I'm calling a "baseline brick" for The Big Kahuna 70.3 triathlon in Santa Cruz early next month.  First I went out and rode just over 53 miles ... Read on »
Ironman Coeur d'Alene by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So the guy who has used the word "IF" quite a bit in the last few months (as in "IF" he was going to do a long course race 2012) will now be using the word "WHEN" inst ... Read on »
Help Us Garmin-Cervelo, You May Be Our Only Hope by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As you may know, I'm a big fan of pro cycling.  Somehow, somewhere I got pulled into the sport just like people get pulled into Football or Basketball. I first took n ... Read on »
One Great Blog by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon 3rd mirror shot in a month Luckily, while I'm busy taking pictures of Ian and I in the reflection of every mirror we come across (and then posting them on t ... Read on »
July Wrap Up by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon See ya, dude. July was a pretty good month training wise.  But I'll get to that in a second.  The more important news is that as of this afternoon, Ian is n ... Read on »
The US Open Of Surfing (A/K/A The Invasion Of THAT GUY) by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Here's what's happening in Huntington Beach next week 2011 Nike US Open of Surfing Set To Deliver Another Historic Week of Sport, Music and Art at Huntington Beach ... Read on »
Solana Beach Triathlon Race Report by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Smug & Cocky Q:  Who was the smug & cocky sonofabitch who claimed he could finish the Solana Beach Triathlon in under an hour? A:  Me Yeah, well tha ... Read on »
Carmageddon by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Did you guys know about this? Closed Section of the Freeway A 10 mile section of the 405 freeway between Santa Monica and Sherman Oaks was shut down all ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer - The Horrible Truths by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So..... I asked you to ask and you did.  Here are the answers. AJH asked... What would be the most important thing for a beginning cyclist to do for speed impr ... Read on »
Halfway Through by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon My playground....from space As of today, I've done the first 8 weeks of my 16 week 70.3 training plan.  So far, things have been pretty good - I've ju ... Read on »
When Two Worlds Collide by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Saturday was a busy day.  I spent the morning doing what I normally do on Saturday mornings - training.  But in the afternoon, Ian and I went to San Bernadino to check out a ... Read on »
You Ask, I Answer by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon OK Chris K , I'm in.  And I agree, this was a great idea, Colleen . So that means you can ask me anything you want.  And like Chris says, no subject is too seriou ... Read on »
I Don't Really Have A Good Title For This by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon It's been just over eighteen months since I started this blog.  When I think about the time that has passed, there's a disconnect - A year and a half isn't really a long tim ... Read on »
Metrosexual Triathlete - Tip Of The Week by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon There is little doubt that male swimmers and cyclists have been shaving their bodies since the day after swimming and cycling were invented.  Typically, swimmers will allow ... Read on »
There Are Days In Life When You Say "Oh S**t!". Yesterday Was One Of Those Days. by 17281posse Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon I'm not sure I waited this long to video myself swimming because I was lazy or I was afraid of what I would see.  But yesterday, we were visiting Mary's parents and spent th ... Read on »