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Amanda's Blog Archives

December 5, 2010

Kestrel’s Ask a PRO! My thoughts on 650c vs. 700c

Check out Kestrel’s “Ask a Pro Section” on their website!
http://www.kestrelbicycles.com/Explore/ASK-THE-PROS.
I just got my first question. Check it out!

Message: Is 650 dead? I am a short rider and concerned about getting a new 650 bike. Tires/tubes

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November 13, 2010

70.3 World Championships~Clearwater

It’s nice to be “home” in our Austin apartment for a few days before we head to IM Cozumel where Michael will be racing in less than two weeks. I am taking a much needed break from training and I…

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November 2, 2010

Organic Training

Dave Scott introduced me to “organic training” back in 2003 while on an epic ride together.  As we were hammering away, he came up beside me, encouraging me. He stated that we had ridden 37 miles averaging 21 miles per hour. It wasn’t a question,…

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September 26, 2010

Pulling it together!

I’m totally stoked to report that I had a solid race today! Augusta 70.3 was not originally on my race radar, however, after a very disappointing DNF last weekend in Branson, MO due to a double flat, I made the…

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September 26, 2010

Augusta 70.3

I’m totally stoked to report that I had a solid race today! Augusta 70.3 was not originally on my race radar, however, after a very disappointing DNF last weekend in Branson, MO due to a double flat, I made the…

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August 24, 2010

Most memorable questions that I have been asked…

Over the past couple of years I have been asked some great questions by other athletes both amateur and professional.  Here are a few:

What is your sporting background?:  I grew up riding horses.  My parents were avid horsemen and…

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August 22, 2010

Ironman Timberman 70.3

I arrived race morning with plenty of time to set up, do a warm-up, and get settled in for the 70.3 Timberman.  It was business as usual with absolutely NO snafus.  Everything went along as planned and things seemed easy.…

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June 30, 2010

My wild and crazy adventure to Lubbock TX

I’m a planner.  I am extremely organized. I don’t like “changing” the schedule.  I like following a plan.

My original plan after driving home from Austin 2 weeks ago was to be at altitude for 4 weeks, get in some…

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June 10, 2010

Happy to Be HOME!

I am not much of a distance driver.  In fact, I make fun of myself, calling myself the “travel diva”.  It is no secret that I would much rather fly somewhere than drive somewhere…lol!  However, I have to admit I really…

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May 14, 2010

Hindsight is 20/20

Earlier this year WTC implemented a new rule for professionals.  The new rule is that no professional athlete would be paid if their finishing time was not within 8% of the winner’s time.

Here are a few of my thoughts:

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