Category: Dryland

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

Winter Cycling…

There’s plenty of winter left, but I’m tired.  Tired of skiing?  No way.  Tired of driving?  Way, much.  The Sugarloaf Marathon was a great race, but 1000 miles in 3 days pulled my cork.  This weekend, despite good conditions, I…

Lance Armstrong: Will He Come Clean?

On Friday night, the word came down.  The New York Times reported that Lance Armstrong was mulling whether he should confess to doping.   The redoubtable Juliet Macur cited unnamed sources who said that Lance had reached out to USADA’s Travis Tygart…

Kingston Roller Ski Races: Hey Kids! Only Dopes Wheel Dope!

“U.S. Anti Wheel Doping Association.  Let me see your roller skis.” If such an organization existed, half the field at the Kingston Roller Ski races might have been disqualified. Forget about Lance Armstrong, Tyler Hamilton and the rest of the…

The Wrath of Hurricane Sandy

– updated following a writing prompt from my friend John. Personally, I could have used a little more rain and a little less wind.  Hurricane Sandy, how you doin’?  We interrupt coverage of endurance sports for musings on current events.…

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…