February 28, 2007 posted by

Feb Training Update

More base training.

Unfortunately, my streak of training daily came to an end due to a quick bout with the flu. Ultimately, it was a decent month of adding to my base. I didn’t do as many long days as I wanted, though I did manage to tick a few summits and a couple of ridge traverses. Bike riding was minimal. Climbing was dismal, though I managed to do a couple of 5.12 in my few days outside. “Only” 44 to go.

Since I had nowhere for Tuco to hang out, I axed the Red Hot 50 from my list and ran in support of Sandee instead. It was still a decent day out in perfect Moab conditions. Tuc and I did 12 miles. Then I added another 10-15 on my own running around looking for and photographing Sandee. All in all, it was a beautiful day in the desert.

The big stat to report is injuries: 0.

March has started well with my two biggest rides of the year. I’m sore, tired, and plan to get back on the bike again today. I’ll be the guy out suffering on some mountain pass.



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