Category: Dryland

Dryland training for cross country ski racing. Includes running, cycling, roller skiing, hiking etc

Rollerskiing Central Park, NYC

Yesterday, I went to New York to rollerski with Nat Herz, current Columbia graduate student and former editor at FasterSkier.com.  I’d been looking forward to hanging  out with Nat, and I’m always into a change of scenery.  We met at…

Before and After the Deluge

So we drove to Pennsylvania last week for a vacation with the extended family.  The rental house was on a bucolic lake surrounded by state gameland and farms.  With tree stumps mid-lake, reaching for the sky, and several low-lying islands,…

Sandes and Clemons Win Leadville Trail 100

South Africa’s Ryan Sandes and Leadville, CO native Lynette Clemons won the Leadville Trail 100 in Colorado on Saturday.  The “Race Across the Sky” starts from one of the highest municipalities in the U.S.  The out and back course ranges…

Leadville 100 Starts Today

The Leadville Trail 100 starts at 4 AM Mountain Time.  I’ll be traveling this weekend, but will look to post race results and possibly an interview with a competitor.  You gotta love Colorado: 60% chance of precipitation today, including “numerous…

Whiteface Climb to the Castle Rollerski Race – 2011 Info

Instead of being a day late and a dollar short, the 2011 Climb to the Castle is scheduled for approximately three weeks earlier than last year:  Saturday, 17 September, 2011.  Everyone that can’t steal a weekday off to beat themselves…

Tour of the Catskills Results Posted

Final results and stage results for the Tour of the Catskills are now available on their website.  Although I’ve ridden a bike plenty, I’ve never raced one.  Can anyone out there explain the different categories in a comment? After originally…