• Blogging With Ecto

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    Recently I wrote a post about using MarsEdit as a desktop blogging client. In my quest for a decent solution I also took a look at Ecto. Good Any blogging client I use needs to have an HTML view. I write HTML all day and prefer to have exact control over my markup. Ecto gets…

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  • Best Resources for Cycling Training Information

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    Since I’ve been reading lots about training lately in prep for possibly racing in the 2011 season I figured I’d round-up the list of resources I’m looking at for the latest information on training. I have a preference for sites that are using actual scientific research when commenting on training. VeloNews VeloNews is not only…

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  • WordPress StackExchange Question of the Week – Oct 17 – 23

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    This week we’ll highlight a StackExchange question dealing with corrupted databases. The question asker has corrupt tables, specifically term tables, that are causing incorrect data to be displayed. Basically he lost all his tags. Our answer comes from Denis and deals with repairing tables. Hit the link below for a full explanation on repairing broken…

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  • What Do You Need to Track Your Training

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    Inspired by the fact that both my 10-year-old heart rate monitor and my 3 month old cycling computer are a little temperamental I’ve been forced to evaluate what I really need to track my training and gauge improvement. This is an especially good question as we are in an age in which if you can…

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  • Triple Threat – Cycling Interval Workout

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    A short but hard interval workout, easily able to fit into an hour-long workout. You won’t be able to recover between sets. Go for 3 repeats and leave it at that. Don’t do it twice in a week or on back to back days. Warm up for 10 minutes Jump to 9 out of 10…

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  • Bicycling.com Training Log

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    Today’s review of training log software looks at the offering from Bicycling Magazine. You can view the training log here. Good One of the features that this training log provides is the ability to log workouts on different bikes. So you could have different mileage reports for your road bike and your time trial bike,…

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  • Make it Easy to Find

    Make it Easy to Find

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    One of the most frustrating things with starting to use a new application is figuring out all the keyboard shortcuts that are available. Right now I’m giving Nambu a shot as a Twitter client. I’ll admit I’m a bit of a power user of any app. I love me some keyboard shortcuts, but good luck…

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  • Being Flexible with Your Training Schedule

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    Thursday October 14 I had the great privilege of welcoming my first child (Eden Isabelle) into our family. As anyone with kids knows having a baby join your family brings lots of changes. It’s unlikely I’ll get a full uninterrupted 8 hours of sleep (heck even 3 hours) for the next several months unless I’m…

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  • Hill and Headwinds – This Separates the Weak and the Strong

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    I remember heading out on my first group ride after getting a road bike. I was totally worried about getting dropped the group or about them talking behind my back when I left and saying how slow I am. The reality is that I held my own through most of the ride. The only thing…

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  • Make Blogging Easy with MarsEdit

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    Let’s face it many of us plan to blog way more than we do, at the very least it applies to me and this blog (well me and all the blogs I have). The original plan was to have something out each Tuesday but life, stuff, StarCraft II, seem to get the way. Since I…

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