Penultimate Brick

Penultimate Brick

19.11 miles, 1:04 moving time On the penultimate (next to last brick of the year), we rode Allen’s loop, which rolls south along the Arroyo Seco and back up and around the Rose Bowl loop. We’re losing sunlight and ending in the dark now, so we’re...
Ride Report – Cogswell Dam. Eagle!

Ride Report – Cogswell Dam. Eagle!

56.77 miles, 4:09 moving time, 3,432 ft elevation gain. The club ride was small but mighty today, with some of the crew at Victoria, BC for Ironman 70.3 and another crew saving it up for tomorrow’s Triathlon Los Angeles. Club started from Sierra Madre and picked...
Race Report – Ironman 70.3 St. George UT

Race Report – Ironman 70.3 St. George UT

This is a hard course. And the weather is always an extreme factor. This year was on par. Temps were 85F. Fortunately, no winds. For the overview here’s the numbers, then you can jump down to see the pics. For those that want the gory details and blow-by-blow,...
Race Prep – Ironman 70.3 St. George UT

Race Prep – Ironman 70.3 St. George UT

This year, we have 13 racers going out to Ironman 70.3 St. George UT. Fun times. The fun days before a race are the best. The anticipation, the nerves, the previews. Hanging out with friends, tweaking little things on all your gear. With a Saturday race day, we left...
Race Report – Surf City Half Marathon

Race Report – Surf City Half Marathon

PTC ran hard on a stormy SoCal morning at the Surf City Half Marathon. The Sprinter van left Eagle Rock at Zero Dark 5am. We chilled and warmed up downstairs in the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach. Although it was raining in LA county, it lightened up in the OC. Peter...