"Jesse, I find Strava is mostly a motivational tool... I like your running goal. What really helped me is to do interval research on running websites. I was able to pick up about 1m/mile over the winter doing this. I…"
Loosely based = I'm not hard core and I don't have a power trap so I did some research on my own for HR training.
One way that worked for me while getting started (getting a feel for how my body responds at…"
"I had really good success last season loosely basing my training on The Time Crunched Cyclist program. I started hitting the intervals hard around 2 months before the season and continued with that through most of the season.
As a clyde I made the…"
"I have run the Acid 2's for the past two seasons. I use them in the summer on my Enduro / Super-D bike and CX in the fall. I like having the slightly larger platform for CX. I really notice it at the top of muddy climbs…"
"One more thought: I raced my first 4 full seasons of cross in the Oregon rain and mudd (30+ races in all & 3000+ road miles) on a base model Canondale w/ Tiagra / 105 groupo. I kept it clean, greased, etc & never really had any…"
"Moto B's - haven't bought one but I've spent many hours searching forums & thinking about buying one, riding it for a season, swaping the parts over to a sexy "dream frame" & selling the MotoB frame on ebay (search…"
"Was talking about this with a buddy today and thought I would share. Two years ago I stood on the start line with a fellow clyde who was bragging about his amazing wheelset (Salsa Delgado Cross rims). His claim's were…"
"I think of Tabata just like a leg lifting workout day. Give yourself 48 hours to recover.
During race season if you race Sunday then doing intervals like this on Tues & Thurs will give good recovery periods."
"I run clinchers & started switching tires mid-season:
Early season: Conti CX Race. I find this tire works really well on the dry hard pack. The extra size (35) soaks up some of the beating a smaller tire wouldn't. I like to do a lot of my…"