Author: Peter

Personal trainer specializing in functional strength and weight loss, serving northern NJ. Husband, father, cross-country ski racer, trail runner, road rider, writer, gardener.

Lance Armstrong Stripped of Tour de France Titles

After stonewalling, after fighting USADA for jurisdiction, UCI capitulated under the barrage of evidence and stripped Lance Arm strong of all seven of his Tour de France titles.  It remains to be seen how they will clean up the rest of…

Marty Cross: NJ State Cyclocross Championship Photos

Marty Cross was 20 and 21 October; Saturday doubled as the NJ State Cyclocross championships.  With fabulous weather, I got out to watch some of the action and take pictures.  Due to time constraints, I was only able to watch…

Fahnestock Winter Park Ski Swap

[Press release courtesy of Paul Kuznia of Fahnestock Park] The Friends of Fahnestock and the Winter Park will be sponsoring the 3nd Annual Nordic Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Swap Sale Saturday November 3 from 9 AM to 2 PM…

Four Birds Trail: Timberbrook Road to Charlottesburg Reservoir

  Casting about on Sunday, I decided to walk the woods.  Saturday’s skate roller ski session turned into a double pole session quick as I discovered that skating torques my knee in an unwelcome way.  I wasn’t up for a bike…

Lance Armstrong: Reasoned Decision

The naughty details are finally out.  You can read all the affidavits, supporting documents and USADA’s logic for charging Lance Armstrong – among others – with systematic doping.  Having devoured Tyler Hamilton’s book The Secret Race, I had an inkling…

No Running For You

Last week’s MRI was encouraging.  The doctor said, “For the amount of punishment you give your body, there’s no damage to your knee.” After a missive about my left foot in July, I haven’t written much about recovering from my stress…