Monthly Archives: September 2010

Week in Review–September 18th, 2010

I’ve long since wondered what to do with all the random tidbits of things I collect each week – or the little thoughts that don’t quite make for a full post.  But I finally came up with a solution: The … Read More Here

A short trip to the Big Easy…with a side of BBQ in Memphis

We’re gonna keep this quick…because quite frankly – I’m exhausted. I headed down to New Orleans rather early on Tuesday.  It’s nice in that they had a nonstop morning flight from DC, making it easy to avoid having to stay … Read More Here

Sport Tracks 3.0 Upgrade Review

Over the past few months I’ve gotten a ton of questions around Sport Tracks 3.0 and what I think of it.  In the past I’ve recommended Sport Tracks in the past pretty heavily because of it’s free status and because … Read More Here

Getting set for Interbike!

Next week I’ll be hanging out in warm and sunny Las Vegas for Interbike.  I arrive Sunday and will be there all week long, eventually finishing up with racing in the Las Vegas Triathlon on Sunday. Luckily, my badge for … Read More Here

The New (CompuTrainer) Training Room

As I alluded to a week or so ago, the Girl and I were a bit busy transforming an unused room in the townhouse. See, when I bought the place some 6 years ago, there was always this room downstairs … Read More Here

Man Overboard

This weekend was jam packed with stuff, up until this evening it was pretty much go-go-go!  Well, except a very long aquatic journey.  But we’ll get to that in a second… First up was Friday evening.  The Girl was busy … Read More Here

The Week in Review: September 11th, 2010

I’ve long since wondered what to do with all the random tidbits of things I collect each week – or the little thoughts that don’t quite make for a full post.  Well, now I have a solution.  A Week in … Read More Here

September Garmin 310XT Giveaway Results!

Thanks everyone for entering the giveaway! Sorry for the delay, I was up rather late last night…err…this morning with work, and then back again before sunrise.  So things got a bit delayed.  That said there were just under 900 individual … Read More Here

How I attempt to balance nutrition and sport

Before I get into the fun part – let me explain upfront that I’m not a nutritionist, I don’t play one on TV and I didn’t stay at a Holiday Inn last night.  So, anything I note below is simply … Read More Here

Nation’s Tri Athletes: Just ignore the 8’ Bull Sharks…

The biggest triathlon event in the DC area – and one of the biggest in the nation/world is just a few days away.  The Nation’s Triathlon will kickoff this Sunday with 4,000-6,000 athletes on a redesigned course that takes you … Read More Here and DC Rainmaker Partner for Weekly Mailbags!

I’ve got some cool stuff to announce! Starting today, I’ve partnered with Slowtwitch to bring my Weekly Mailbag right onto the main page of Slowtwitch.  Not familiar with Slowtwitch?  No worries!  ST is one of the largest triathlon-related sites on … Read More Here

An awesome training weekend here in DC

This past weekend has been both crazy busy – but also amazingly productive!  While it’s not over here in the US (we get three days!), I’m going to recap two thirds of it, and save you from hearing about my … Read More Here

The Polar/Look Power Meters & Power2Max Power Meter

(Administrative note: Looking for the usual Weekly Mailbag?  No worries, it’s still a staple – but I’ve got some cool news coming about that on Tuesday…so hang onto your helmets and we’ll get there.) Some of you may have seen … Read More Here


It was three years ago today that I made my first post here.  At that time I had just registered for Ironman Canada and was preparing (at least mentally) for the road ahead to my first Ironman race the following … Read More Here

September Garmin Forerunner 310XT Giveaway

With summer essentially ‘over’, and only one long weekend worth of it left (well, for those in the US anyway) – I feel like I need to add a bit of excitement back into your summer sails.Given the fall running … Read More Here

My Most Popular Posts This Year

I was re-arranging the ‘How-to Guides/Tips’ section back a few weeks ago and I realized I write a lot of stuff.  For me, I’m so focused on what I’m writing next, that I rarely take the chance to go back … Read More Here