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.

Cycling with the Boys

It was supposed to be an easy ride.  Then Dave called. Sunday morning, Lars and I met at his place in Hackettsktown for what we figured would be an easy ride.  Lars has been taking it easy this year with…

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…