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Quality, Not Quantity

From Matt Dixon’s newish book, The Well-Built Triathlete: Turning Potential Into Performance. If you spend lots of time adding up weekly training hours and monthly totals, it’s time to put your pen down. If your lens on training success is … Continue reading

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Wish

With apologies to Skee-Lo . . . Here’s an extract from Blünt Lancet’s new album. I wish I was on a box of Wheaties. Wish I had faster feeties. Wish my blood when drawn was a little less sweeties. I wish I had … Continue reading

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Elevation

Oooh! Here’s the profile of Sunday’s ride. Don’t forget: all of the distances and heights are metric.

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Carbs, Pacing, and Ironman

Here’s a little bit from six-time Ironman world champion Mark Allen’s article “To Hawi and Back: Can you still win Kona on the Bike?” It appears in the September 2014 issue of Lava magazine. We have enough fat in our … Continue reading

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Ooo… Fancy

I was playing around with Mesmeride yesterday. The free service visualizes your Strava data files as if they were European grand tour stages. As befits a grand tour, all of the distances are in kilometers and the heights are in … Continue reading

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Friday Links: Oily Pancreases and Time Machines

I’m going to try something new, posting a small group of diverse links on a (more-or-less) weekly schedule. Hopefully this will help with my hoarding problem. Living with Diabetes: Sarah has a really great piece on her site about growing … Continue reading

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The clip show episode #2

There’s a whole lot of good stuff out there on the Internet. Here’s just a bit that I discovered recently: The Nerd Handbook — “A nerd needs a project because a nerd builds stuff. All the time. Those lulls in … Continue reading

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Privilege survey

As seen at The Clutter Museum: Bold the statements that are true. Father went to college Father finished college (don’t know . . . maybe) Mother went to college Mother finished college (The same year I did, for which we … Continue reading

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