The Cervelo S5 is a no compromise aero road bike from the bike manufacturer that essentially pioneered the concept of aero road bikes. In essence, the S5 is a time trial bike equipped with drop bars. When the bike was initially designed, Cervelo’s engineers borrowed heavily from Cervelo’s then top end time trial bike, the […]
I’m a firm believer that training can and should be balanced with the business of actually having pursuits outside of our fitness goals. For many of the age group athletes that I know, this really isn’t a problem, but when you start to climb into the upper echelons of endurance sport, it gets harder and […]
When you run a lot, and blog a lot, there’s a tendency to sort of run out of things to write sometimes. From time to time I run into a bit of writer’s block when I’m trying to think of what to write if I don’t have a shiny new toy to review, or gnarly weather […]
Last week I was in Las Vegas and had the opportunity to take a brand new 2015 Cervelo S3 out for a 90km ride through the rolling and undulating terrain of the Nevada desert. I was out with Eric from Las Vegas’s Pro Cyclery who I rode with for the day. The entire crew at that shop […]
As spring enters the air and the snow (well what little snow there was this winter in Calgary) begins to melt, the long slow distance runs tend to get longer. About 8-12 weeks out from race day, marathoners begin to add the mileage on and training comes in to full form. This past week I […]
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