There are Pros and Cons to having the jankiest bike to ever register for a triathlon. Pro: It was free. (It was my brother's bike that lived in our shed for close to a decade. Two years ago I got it back into serviceable condition and I mostly use it to commute to the subway … Continue reading Bike Cleaning Day
I got new shoes! But I probably should have done so a looong time ago. I am very terrible at tracking how long I've had shoes, and how many miles I've clocked in them. I don't even remember when I first got my lovely bright blue Mizunos. Last summer I started realizing they were breaking … Continue reading New Shoe Time!
Today I decided to test my mile time in a hurricane! Okay, so Hermine was downgraded long before she reached New England. It did wreak some havoc on the Cape, but I live on the South Shore so it wasn't that bad. Just driving rain, gusting winds. Walking home last night, with the sky … Continue reading A Mile in a (Downgraded) Storm
This morning was the kind of morning that would derail my progress in years past. It was a pretty terrible run. I started with the intent to do a 45 minute speed workout and ended up with a slow 2.9 miles. AND I had to walk part of the last mile. So not good. The … Continue reading Bad Run, Bad!