Altitude Acclimation: Tips for “Peak” Performance

I recently returned from Boulder, Colorado where the sun shines 300+ days per year (lesser-known fact). The weather is actually surprisingly temperate there. Cooler nights and warm days are pretty common to the Arid Steppe Climate Zone that they’re in. Nevertheless, many professional athletes flock to Colorado year-in, year-out. Why’s…

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North / South County Trail

This weekend, the Cyclehaven9w crew (just two of us) took on the North / South County Trailway from Brewster, NY down to NYC’s city limits in Van Cortlandt Park. I’ve done the full route twice now, and it’s approximately 50 miles from start to finish. A fair number of people…

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San Francisco: City Exploration

Exploring SF, Cyclehaven9w

City Exploration Recap:   The day after the Marin Headlands ride was full of rain, so we took a Zipcar and drove around the city some more. We stopped in Japan town for some crepes from Sophie’s Crepes in Japan town and we spent some time in the Mission District. There’s…

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San Francisco: Marin Headlands

Marin Headlands Lookout

As you may be aware, there was a severe atmospheric river that brought a huge downpour and strong winds to the Bay Area around January 7th. Unfortunately, the weather delayed our flight several hours and we spent our first day in SF driving throughout the city in a Zipcar. In and…

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