My Failure at Stanford Treeathlon

The Stanford Treeathlon and I haven’t had much luck. Some day, I will start the race. But, it wasn’t today. Not the fault in any way of the Stanford Treeathlon, but my luck at this race continues to be unsuccessful. Unfortunately for me, I’m having lower back pain – sometimes it’s hard to even walk, and it’s even more painful …

How to make your legs hate you

“Don’t stop now, you’re almost to the top.” The doom of many a cyclist, and certainly me today. I don’t normally blog about my specific workouts, but today I surprised myself. Sometimes, ignorance is definitely bliss, and I’m glad I didn’t see this elevation profile until I got home:  

Trail Report: Phlegar Estate (Woodside Revisted)

The Phlegar estate is a couple of trails accessed from Huddart Park near Woodside, CA. Access to the park costs $6, which isn’t bad considering how much time you could spend having fun in the park. The park itself is open only to horses and hikers (trail runners), so bicycles are strictly off-limits. We only had time enough for a …