Eric’s Ironman AZ Race Report

My history with the Ironman distance is an epic failure. I had only attempted the distance once before, at the incredibly difficult IMWI.  I did practically everything wrong in Wisconsin two years ago and I was going to make certain that it didn't happen this time in Arizona.  All season long, while training with Dan Billingsley and Nicole (wife), we focused on pacing via power meters on the bike … [Read more...]

Iron Abe and Stoneman

On-line registration for Iron Abe and Stoneman triathlons will close Thursday the 28th at 4:00 pm. If you miss the deadline, plan on registering in person at packet pickup on Friday the 29th from 4-7pm.  Due to a tremendous response, we may need to order more shirts and mail them to your home if you register on the 29th.  Remember, there will be no race day registration.  Check out Tri Harder … [Read more...]

Some motivational pictures

Just quick Google search and you can come up with some pretty good motivational pictures.  The baby, one-armed push-up should be enough. Check them out here >>> … [Read more...]

Bicycle/Pedestrian Way Plan Public Engagement Workshop

You are invited to join the Bicycle Advisory Council and the Springfield Area Transportation Study to discuss ideas regarding the new bike paths and improved conditions for runners, walkers, and cyclists. … [Read more...]

For Speediest Athletes, It’s All In The Center Of Gravity

In the record books, the swiftest sprinters tend to be of West African ancestry and the faster swimmers tend to be white. … [Read more...]

Cavendish says Worlds course is too difficult

“According to what people had been telling me beforehand the rainbow jersey was a possibility, but now that I’ve been able to check it out for myself, I’ll have to revise my ambitions.” … [Read more...]

9 Paceline Rules

KEEP THE PACE The number one mistake riders make is picking up speed when they get to the front. Some guys just want to show off; others are well-intentioned—they just aren't in tune with their effort and feel like they're supposed to take a pull, so they pull. … [Read more...]

Lance Armstrong to Deliver Commencement Speech

High Point University says seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong will serve as its commencement speaker in the spring. … [Read more...]

Man buys Floyd Landis’ bike at yard sale

 The bicycle had two flat tires, but Greg Estes figured the $5 asking price still made it a great bargain at a yard sale. Little did he know just how great. … [Read more...]

What happened at Boulder 70.3???

Imagine this: a professional athlete who has secured a win, stops and waits 5 minutes before crossing the finish line to ensure that her competitors finish close enough to earn their paycheck (per Ironman rules.) You don’t have to imagine it because it really happened at the Boulder 70.3. … [Read more...]