Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ironman Copenhagen–From the Side Lines

“The best-laid plans of mice and men oft go astray”.  That is the story of my attempt to race Ironman Copenhagen. Rather than being out there pounding the pavement, I ended up watching the race since I didn’t have a bicycle, in spite of the efforts of myself and a number of Danish triathletes. In the end, it was not meant to be. It just gives me an excuse to come back another year—with my own bike—and do what must be one of the fastest, and best supported Ironman races anywhere.

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Reflections on the Tour Divide

Having finally completed the Tour Divide after three tries, I’ve had a few people contact me asking, in a nice way, what went right this time. So I thought I’d put down some thoughts/suggestions which may help those who want to race the TDR in the future. May also help me should I ever suffer from acute memory loss and decide to the beast again …

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