Firecracker 5k

Meet Heart Transplant Guy

[vc_row padding_top=”0px” padding_bottom=”0px”][vc_column fade_animation_offset=”45px” width=”1/1″][text_output]Seems like #GatorGreg and I have one thing in common… our love for adventure (and maybe self-torture...

Rest and relaxation

I was meeting with personal training clients who were asking about how they should eat after a workout to ensure they get the max gains for their work. Then the idea clicked: shouldn’t everybody on Ride The Rockies get these tips? I mean, six days of extreme...

Show Me the Money

“I don’t feel like a finely tuned athlete,” commented my husband recently in regard to RTR. I don’t either. I have actually caught myself thinking on more than one occasion that I will get into shape ON THE RIDE. Of course I know that is not...

Ten Commandments of Cycling

“My dear boy”, Coach Aldo Safalcin said to me, looking me up and down, “No matter what your size, you can be a better cyclist. You just have to remember a few things.” He’s really quite a character, and I was there to learn his “Ten...

Know When to Fold ‘Em

During my 70 mile training ride last weekend, I experienced something for the first time. My training schedule for the week had called for some intense workouts with a lot of hill climbing on Wednesday, high-intensity intervals on Thursday, and then 2 back-to-back...

The power of team

At first glance cycling seems like an individual sport. A sport where you hop on your bike, take off for miles and ride till you die. The opposite is true. Cycling is a team sport where together as a unit so much more can be achieved. Together, a team is powerful....