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Second best

There are few more pleasurable things than a 5:00 bike ride in mid to late May. Last night the Venge called and I answered. Ten miles into the ride I was warmed up and ready to climb the ‘mountain’ we … Continue reading

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What kind of trainer are you?

During the course of an athlete’s life, a number of experiences combine to form the mentality and relative rate of discipline one applies to training. Formative experiences include initial exposures to sports such as training in gym class. Gym teachers … Continue reading

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11 triathlon “things” we all know about

It’s a bit of a lifestyle, this triathlon “thing.” And even though I can’t call myself a true triathlete yet (…yet) I’ve done some duathlons and added the swimming to the point that my first Sprint is under my belt. … Continue reading

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Installing the governor

Back in my early 20s, I went balls out in trying to be the best runner I could. For a couple years, I didn’t even take a full-time job. That was a convenient choice, because the economy rather sucked at … Continue reading

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One of these (those) days

There are days when you roll through everything. Things go well enough that they seem to have gotten finished. Bills get paid. Work gets done. There might even be some inspired behavior between all those practicalities. We all have our … Continue reading

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If a Runner, a Cyclist, a Swimmer and a Triathlete were running for President

Welcome to the Presidential debate hosted by the WTF Network. Tonight’s debate will feature our four leading candidates are all known for their respective sports. We have a Runner, A Cyclist, a Swimmer and a Triathlete at their respective podiums … Continue reading

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A solo cyclist’s survival guide to springtime winds

It’s not generally practical to ride your bike in a group every time you go out. That means there will be days when you’re going solo or with just one buddy on the road. That can be tough for everyone … Continue reading

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Attack of the wetsuit strippers and other triathlon chaos

By Christopher Cudworth Ever since I started associating with this triathlon crowd, I’ve had a sense that there is something more to the sport than meets the eye. Thanks to intensive research at the recent Racine 70.3 Half Ironman Triathlon, … Continue reading

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