Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Welcome, guest user!


Harley! We have a furry house guest…

Lisa and I are very excited right now: we’re dog-sitting! My friend Mike, who you may recall has been recovering from stomach cancer treatment all year long, is doing much better now. After an incredibly difficult year, Mike is taking his family on a much needed vacation. Our household has seemed so quiet since Loki died, and Lisa and I jumped at the chance to care for Mike’s dog while he and his family are… [Read more]

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John Stone Fitness Forums Follow-up to yesterday’s blog: JSF Forum changes are coming.

I want to thank the JSF members and guests who took the time to give me their thoughts, comments and suggestions yesterday (see New forums to be added? Suggestions and feedback encouraged!). It’s interesting to note that if I’d asked for these suggestions 10 years ago, almost all of the comments would have been posted to a dedicated thread on the forum (like the thread I started yesterday). These days the way we move information… [Read more]

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Cycling and Running - Coming soon? New forums to be added? Suggestions and feedback encouraged!

I think it’s well past time to breathe a little life back into the JSF Forums. The JSF forums were once a thriving community (we have nearly 30,000 members and close to 1,000,000 posts), but over the past few years new posts have died down considerably. Most of the activity these days is found in the two journal sections (the public journals and private VIP journals), and I’d like to work on changing that. I… [Read more]

Added Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by

I took this photo of my friend William as he was approaching the spot where we join up for the 21 km ride over to the group ride start. I snapped my derailleur hanger a few seconds later. Fun group ride despite mechanicals, heat, humidity, headwinds, wasps…

I woke up on Saturday morning READY TO RIDE! My bike was sparkling clean and fully tuned, I had a great night of sleep and felt well-rested, I’d done a light ride on Friday and so my legs were feeling fresh, and the route we had planned is one of my favorites. I practically flew out of my bed at 4:30 AM. For the Saturday morning group rides I almost always meet up with my… [Read more]

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Myotape 2014 maintenance progress report: week #18

Week #18 of my 2014 maintenance program is complete, and it’s time for my weekly progress report. Note that during my vacation ending June 15th I put on a little unwanted weight, so starting on June 16th I began a “mini-cut”. You can read more about all of this in my blog, “Post-vacation report: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly“. This mini-cut will continue until I get back down to my desired weight of… [Read more]

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I'm so ready for fall. Today’s group ride; Record-breaking month?; Six Gap training.

My favorite day of the week has finally arrived! This past work week was especially stressful, and so today I’m excited to do a long group ride with friends, enjoy my weekly splurge meal and spend some time with my awesome wife. July is shaping up to be another record-breaking cycling month for me in several respects. I’m right on pace to have my first 2,000 kilometer (1,243 miles) month (current PR, set last month,… [Read more]

Added Saturday, July 19, 2014 by

My power data as seen using the upcoming Training Peaks WKO+ 4 model. Email from Dr. Coggan, analysis of my power data using WKO+ 4.

I had a fairly rough Monday this week. Although my hard 85 kilometer morning ride definitely helped improve my mood, by early afternoon I was buried in work and, for at least the hundredth time this month, wondering why I ever decided on IT as a career. The phone was ringing off the hook, and I had numerous calls to return. Automated text messages announcing various network problems screamed for attention. And the email… the… [Read more]

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