Sunday, January 28, 2007

Free cycling gear...

I just got $150 dollars worth of free cycling gear from my local bike shop. I did go over budget a little and had to chip in a couple bucks, but this is what I got...

Pearl Izumi Charger R1 cycling shoes and...

Look KEO Classic Road Pedals...

All I had to do to get this free stuff was to buy this...

2007 Trek 2100

I ordered my bike and it came in a couple weeks ago. I went for my fitting last week and picked up a few things while I was there so they could have time to mount everything before picked it up.

I bought 2 Bontrager Race Lite bottle cages and a Serfas 9 function wireless computer. They had a 13 function computer that was actually cheaper, but this one had the cadence function that I wanted.

9 - Functions
Wireless Cadence
Current Speed
Average Speed
Pace Indicator Arrow
Maximum Speed
Trip Distance
Elapsed Trip Time
Programmable Odometer
12/24 Hour Clock

I can't wait to pick it up, I have place to keep it in my office all picked out.

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Week 5

Week 5 of 12 and my training is going well. I've had to modify (skip) it a little because of my work schedule.

Mon - Stretch & Strengthen - Done!
Tues - 4 mile - Done!
Wed - 7 X 400 5K pace - Skipped

Thur - 3 mile run + strength
Fri - Rest
Sat - 3 mile
Sun - 8 mile

Monday, January 15, 2007

Half Marathon Training Schedule

I was searching the web for some help on training for my half marathon in March. I found this web site "Hal Higdon's Half Marathon Training Program" it looked ok and it was free! He had programs for different levels and distances.

I'm currently in week 4 of 12
Mon - Stretch & Strengthen - Done
Tues - 3.5 mile - Done
Wed - 35 min tempo - skipped
Thur - 3 mile run + strength
- Done
Fri - Rest
Sat - 3 mile
- Skipped
Sun - 7 mile - Done
Total for week 20.5

What do you think?

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

New Ride

I'm looking at buying a 2007 Trek 2100. I would appreciate any suggestions or comments on this bike. The guy at the bike shop took the time going over the different bikes they offered. He measured me for frame size and went over the fitting process. I like the bike, but I'm having a hard time making the final decision...

Sizes: 54cm
Frame: ZR 9000 Alloy w/TCT Carbon seat stays
Fork: Bontrager carbon
Wheels: Bontrager Select

Tires: Bontrager Race Lite, 700x23c
Shifters: Shimano 105 STI, 10 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra
Crank: Shimano 105 52/39
Cassette: Shimano 105, 12-25, 10 speed
Saddle: Bontrager Race Basic
Seat Post: Bontrager Carbon
Handlebars: Bontrager Select VR, 31.8mm
Stem: Bontrager Select, 7 degree, 31.8mm
Headset: Cane Creek Integrated w/cartridge bearings, sealed, alloy
Brakeset: Cane Creek 3 w/Shimano 105 STI levers

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Happy New Year Everybody!

Here’s to a great Triathlon Season!