Monterrey Ironman 70.3

I wrote a race recap a week ago on my flight home from Mexico, but at the time I was still really confused about my race and I didn’t know how to describe the race without sounding like I was making up excuses. Now that I’m pretty sure I’ve figured…

Rice Cakes

For anyone interested the recipe for  Nutella banana rice cakes I had on my Facebook page a few days back: I adapted this recipe from Bijou Thomas's feedzone portables based on what I had in my kitchen. These are tasty and fun to make and use during training, but half…

On the Cobb

This year I have partnered with Cobb Cycling, which is a company run by one of my heroes in the sport of triathlon: John Cobb. John is an incredibly innovative engineer who has disrupted the cycling industry several times by creating products which break paradigms and force us to rethink…

Freezing Point

This has been a crazy month. The coldest of my life, in fact. While most of my peers are preparing for the season in warmer weather, I’m here in Chicago during a January so cold that even the natives are complaining. But despite the cold, life is pretty good. I’m…

Getting Started

Here we are at the end of December. I have been taking some serious time off from training, but it’s time to start up again. This post is going to read a little scattered, which is a reflection of my mental status after a week of enthusiastic winter training. I…

A Professional Triathlete Tries Bike Share

There I was, flying past hipsters and racing stoplights through Wicker Park in Chicago. Passing cars and drawing look of bewilderment from my bike commuting brethren. My legs were pumping like pistons and foggy breath streaming from my upturned lips like the smoke stack on a locomotive. It was my…