- When these @iamspecialized shoes get pulled out you know that the @xterraplanet race season is around the corner. The holy grail of Xterra equipment .....if you have a pair you have to take good care as they are no longer made! . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #xterratriathlon #triathlontraining #swimbikerun #xterraoakmountain #mtbracing #mtblife #triathlon #triathlete
- In the world of COVID restrictions not all #coffeeride stops are glamorous! Rode out to @riseupcoffee in Edgewater, awesome coffee as always but with limited capacities it was had while basking in the morning sun in the parking lot. Life could be worse.... . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #riseupcoffee #iridespecialized #cycling #cyclingphotos #swimbikerun #triathlon #ironmantri #ultramantri #xterratri
- Time to start going long. Getting 15miles in close to home and no need to stop for traffic or lights! Races are approaching..... . . . #parvillacycles #IFB #swimbikerun #triathlon #ironmantri #xterratriathlon #ultramantri #running #ironmanmaryland #wahooligan
- Happy Anniversary to the best parents anyone could ever want....51 years and counting! ❤ . . . #valentinesday #weddinganniversary #honeymoonisland #IFB
Friday, February 22, 2008
How about a little bit of Southern Comfort.......
Well the recovery week is close to being over and the second build phase of the training period starts tomorrow, hopefully with a 4.5hr ride if the ice storm passes and gives us safe road conditions.
To begin this phase Sarah and I are heading south for a few days to warm-up and take in the charm of Charleston, SC. So from Monday thru Friday we are away on a Banks Mini-Training Camp, well that's what I am calling it, Sarah is calling it a vacation!
The bike isn't travelling with us but the trunks, swim toys and running shoes are. I have already found a public 50m pool (just minutes from the hotel) and hopefully Charleston will have some good running routes. To be honest it really is a vacation but I just hope to be able to run everyday and have at least a few trips to the pool. Running is the key as the day after we get back I have the B&A Half-Marathon and I want to use it as a good indicator of fitness as I work up to the National Marathon on March 29th.
Having never been to Charleston or South Carolina for that matter, we're looking forward to taking in its warm hospitality (and warmer weather!), gracious living, vibrant history, and Southern charm. Hopefully I won't come back with too much southern hospitality stuck to my ribs......