Sneak Cardio Into Your Day

It always seems easier to get out and be active when the sun is shining and the weather is warm. As fall can no longer be ignored, and winter is approaching, it becomes more difficult to squeeze in your exercise with the shorter days and a busy holiday party schedule. Cardio is a great way... Read More

BeNe Haiku

There is something about bike racing that either kills brain cells or it makes you a philosopher. This latest race had me writing a haiku of the emotional roller coaster in that resounded in staccato notes within my head. The painful places of depth that you go while racing allow you to explore your insecurities,... Read More
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Mental Toughness and Focus

Mental toughness is a word that gets thrown around quite often in the sports world. Cycling, just like other endurance sports, require you to spend a lot of time in your own head. I always considered this both a blessing and a curse. For one, I think of myself as quite entertaining. However, this entertainment... Read More



Talking to Female Cyclists 101

Let’s face it, women that ride bikes are attractive.  If you need a word for it, try using callipygian.  Look it up.  Not only does cycling build great muscle definition and lean characteristics, it also takes a “special” kind of person to be willing to push their limits, set goals, ride a bike for hours,... Read More

20 Tips on How to be a Triathlete by a Cyclist.

I will admit it; I was a triathlete in the past.  It was a brief stint and I am very happy with the career path I have chosen with just me and my bicycle.  Triathlon is an enigma.  It is a sport that effectively challenges the athlete to become a master of three sports that... Read More

My Basic Top 13 Podium Rules.

You created a goal, and you accomplished it.  Congratulations. You have now earned your podium spot at the race of your dreams.  This is an actual race, with a real wooden podium, a stack of milk crates or even orchestrated hay bales.  You have been dreaming of this moment, and it is officially a reality.... Read More

My 10 Basic Cycling Tips.

Since I am a professional cyclist, there are many tips of the trade that I can take for granted, yet it can be so beneficial to go back to the basics. Cycling is a beautiful sport that we can participate in to either race or ride our way around the county or the world. I... Read More