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Todd Eastman

Bellingham, WA
Jul 18, 2013 - 12:28pm PT
Seamstress, be careful in that heat. Your speed will there in the fall when it cools down.
Hardman Knott

Gym climber
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, Ca
Jul 18, 2013 - 12:58pm PT
Joined the Rapha Rising: La Centime challenge (to climb 7235 meters (or 23,737') in 8 days during the Tour de France, in celebration of its 100th edition.

So far I've done 25,166', in 3 rides totaling 162 miles (Mon, Tues, and Wed, all solo). I couldn't ride on Sunday when it started, and I can't ride this coming Sunday, so when I CAN ride I'm trying to go big. ;-)

Trad climber
Golden, CO
Jul 18, 2013 - 09:13pm PT
79 minutes of drinking beer followed by 5 minutes of scaring the squirrels, capped by a quick dinner and 3 hours of non-network TV. Tomorrow, I'm going to double that.

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 19, 2013 - 08:29am PT
Yesterday. Seven mile Mtn bike ride, turtle rock trail variation w/ extra technical sections. Today will be aerobic rest day except for approaches (I think I've been nine days on, between running and biking.) Concentrating on climbing is the order of the day.
Hardman Knott

Gym climber
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, Ca
Jul 19, 2013 - 11:25am PT
Way to go, Jay-Bro!

Where's Turtle Rock Trail?
Mark Hudon

Trad climber
Hood River, OR
Jul 19, 2013 - 11:31am PT
Did an Insanity "rest week" workout and then went on a 12 mile Mtn bike ride yesterday. Another rest week workout is on tap for today.

Trad climber
Jul 19, 2013 - 11:42am PT
Nice Jaybro!

You ever hit that CurtGowdy MTB zone? Hella fun trails and the setting ain't to bad either. There is climbing out there as well, I'll bet you know all about it. When I lived in FoCo it was one of my favorite places and way better than most FrontRange shitaqua!
Don Paul

Big Wall climber
Colombia, South America
Jul 19, 2013 - 03:49pm PT
I'm totally out of commission, knees sore from too much running. Gotta take a break of they won't get better. I think Im just not cut out for distance running.

Social climber
So Cal
Jul 21, 2013 - 10:43pm PT
Did the entire SGR trail round trip from the house yesterday. Did the loop from the dam to the canyon first and got the uphill out of the way, then Long Beach and back.

Just short of 100 miles, 80 of it bike trail.

Felt better than after the 60 mi the week before. Most likely due to an early start and good cloud cover until about 10:30. Missed finishing before noon by a few minutes.

Still gotta get a real road bike!


Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 21, 2013 - 11:29pm PT
Turtle rock trail is a trail circumnavigating central Vedauwoo, Hardman.

I've climbed in Curt Gowdy in decades past Cragar,but didn't know about the mtn bikes trails now. I will check them out in the very near future, thanks! I'll bring my fiver fingers as well..

No aerobic activity today besides a short approach with a large pack, (dble/ triple rack of larger cams, 2 valley giants, water, photo stuff, etc), though I maintain that5.11+ ow is pretty aerobic! Biking/ running every day for over a week though, seemed like time for a rest from it.

Sport climber
mammoth lakes ca
Jul 21, 2013 - 11:37pm PT
Good job TGT...I know that trail pretty well..It's boring but at least it's car-free...RJ

Social climber
So Cal
Jul 21, 2013 - 11:41pm PT
Car free, but not idiot free.

Seems there's as many of them on bikes as in cars.

The 5:00 AM start mitigates a lot of that though.

Mark Hudon

Trad climber
Hood River, OR
Jul 21, 2013 - 11:48pm PT
Rest day today. I start the second month of Insanity. the month where all the workouts whose names begin with "Max" lurk, tomorrow.

Gym climber
Jul 22, 2013 - 12:08am PT
26min up, 22 down on the Bear Gulch / Alambique loop in Wunderlich Park.

After a week of running every other day and biking/climbing the other days, I've somehow put on 3 or 4 pounds. Guessing it's the titanic glutes I'm building, as I ripped the seat of my pants warming up on a boulder problem at the gym this morning. (A makeshift climbing-tape interior patch somehow held up fine.)
Ward Trotter

Trad climber
Jul 22, 2013 - 12:21am PT

Alternate forward and lateral dumbbell raises
Upright barbell rows
Dumbbell shoulder rows
Incline push-ups

1 mile run
10x 50 yd dashes. (Killer)

1 mile speed walk with dog

4 mile speed walk with dog

Boulder climber
Jul 22, 2013 - 02:51am PT
Right outside my door I discovered a short section of urban trail going to a Rite Aid. It sunk in that it's fairly steep, and you could just run laps around the block for pretty-much full value. There is also a landscaped drainage of loose rocks on the route for ankle cartilage etc too. Been hitting it up alot in the last week.

Boulder climber
Jul 22, 2013 - 01:53pm PT
2013 has been a good year, so far...
Feb. American Canyon 50K
March, Way Too Cool 50K
March, Knickerbocker Canyon 30K
April, American River 50 mile
May, Silver State 50K
May, Western States Training Runs, 32 miles, and 20 miles, back to back/
June, Western States Endurance Run, 100 mile

And lots of miles between the races

Next up, Tamalpa Headlands 50K in August.

And hopefully, Hwy 40 to Hwy 50 on PCT in September, and Tuolumne to Red's Meadow.

Social climber
Wolf City, Wyoming
Topic Author's Reply - Jul 22, 2013 - 01:55pm PT
Damn, Atch!

Boulder climber
Jul 22, 2013 - 02:10pm PT
Hahaha, Cant. Stop. Running.

Trad climber
Yacolt, WA
Jul 22, 2013 - 03:57pm PT
Yesterday - 6 mile AM run - nice tempo, climbed in the afternoon, 2 mile PM run.

Today, hit the heat

Heard the team might be short a runner for the relay. Might have to do 4 legs. I will be doing more doubles, even if they are short, to get me legs and head accustomed to running tired.
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