Category: Athlete’s Blog

  2013-02-11 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Off the cuff, Ah-Ha moment, by Stephanie Mayberg, Team Rio Strada rider… The Sunday ride was tough, but good.  I saw most of the Rio gals finishing up as I was starting and got warned of severe Valley winds. Initially,  my mind took control and I almost bagged it and headed home…but I regrouped, took …

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  2012-11-20 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

A conversation with Colene Crowley, Rio Strada Racer, on foundation phase training in the o2fitness-Rio Strada team training group… I am loving the training.  Despite the fact I do not do all of it.  Now, the rain!!! I can really do and like a controlled, planned, training session, there is a defined start and finish …

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  2012-11-11 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

I think I had my best Davis ride today. We changed the cranks to the 170s with standard chain rings.  Love the new gears. Much more comfortable and my legs did not hurt like they normally do. I can’t wait to get home and compare my rides on Strava to check the speed of this …

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There’s 2500 race participants in Geyserville waiting for the start of the Healdsburg Half Marathon the last weekend of October.  The announcer is talking about the course, “there’s water at miles 2, 4,…and Accelerade at miles…and white wine at mile 10.  This is a beautiful course, so everyone needs to take advantage of the rolling …

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  2012-10-01 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Recently I had to make a personal decision, and honestly it was very tough. For years I’ve contemplated the hobby I love (cycling) vs. furthering my education in gaining my MBA. Finally, after much personal deliberation, I have chosen the MBA. That being said, however, I still hold the last four (4) years with Julie …

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  2012-09-24 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

My season started out with promise in February.  It quickly went awry starting with Snelling, where I DNF’d due to back pain that would always start around mile 30 of a road race.  From there, it went downhill pretty rapidly and continued doing so until a thoroughly awful weekend at the Chico Stage race, where my back problems really …

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  2012-08-27 |   Category : Athlete's Blog

Heidi Littenberg’s weekend race report   I did the 3/4 race at Vacaville yesterday and wanted to say THANKS for all the intervals and advice.  That course has a nasty little hill in the middle.  During my warm-up lap, I was reminded how difficult the hill actually is. My memories from last year were that …

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