Joe to Pro Cycling

In 2009 I'd been inactive for 8 years, had just turned 30, weighed 240 lbs and had enough. This blog is the journey of starting brand new in the sport of cycling, regaining fitness and aiming to compete in the Elite ranks of Amateur racing.

Current Weight: 180 lbs

Road Cat: 3

Cyclocross Cat: 2


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    It’s really interesting how my “reasons” for riding the bike have changed this year.

    #1 is for transportation. Through commuting, errands, and more I get in close to 120 miles a week.

    #2 is for business. Leading group rides and classes as our shop invests in the community attributes to almost…


    when it gets cold enough to wear my hackney gt alpine kit i will be satisfied.

    holiday spirit indeed!

    (via laatsteronde)

    I need this bike around Edmond for Groceries and my 3 year old. Would be totally pimp.

    (via dcycledesign)


    The @iamspecialized Tricross - disc brakes - cyclocross killer - $1300. (Taken with Instagram at Charley’s Bicycle Laboratory)

    Rock this for cyclocross!


    i need to ride my bike soon or else

    just get out there and - RIDE

    (via fixedgearlifestyle)


    Recipe: Strawberry Spinach Salad
    Sweet and tangy strawberries merge with the earthy elements of spinach in a mouthwatering combo.

    Killer lunch option!


    (via cranktastic)


    Jens Voigt Wins in Colorado - A Day in the Life of Jens - Presented by: Nissan (by RadioshackNissanTrek)

    “Sit back, you know. Eat your cookies and cake.” See. This is why I love Jens. He’s got his priorities straight.


    Clean Build: Vanilla Bicycles Cream Cross

    Don’t go after big goals, not until you’ve succeed in micro-goals. I say aim for something small, almost unnoticeable to accomplish every day - and do that for 90 days and see the difference it makes.

    Just 100 calories less a day in your diet, 2-5 miles more per ride, asleep 15 minutes earlier or awake 15 minutes earlier. Something immensely doable, and that doesn’t make much of a difference over a day will create a HUGE difference over weeks, months, years and your lifetime.

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