My continuing low carb experience – will ketosis make me a better cyclist?

Cycling Ascents - Accommodation and Training Camps at the foot of Alpe d'HuezIf you’ve not seen the previous blog posts I’ve written on my thoughts and experiences on a low carbohydrate diet, then this would be a good time to check them out!  I’m going to go into some depth in this post so if you’ve landed straight here you might be better to come back after reading these:

Exercise without Carbs

Cycling on a Low Carb Diet Update

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Paul Kimmage Defense Fund

Cycling Ascents After seeing a few articles pop up on various sites, I’ve decided to give some money to a complete stranger.  Well, I don’t know the guy personally, but I’ve read his book, Rough Ride a number of times.  The ‘guy’ is Paul Kimmage, and for those of you who don’t know, he’s an ex-pro cyclist who ended his career and then wrote a book in order to expose the level of doping that was (and perhaps still is) prevalent in cycling.  Continue reading “Paul Kimmage Defense Fund”

Spring is here! (Temporarily)

18 Mar, 2012Cycling Ascents

After some cold temperatures recently, the weather has taken a turn for the better – still sunny but really quite warm! It’s kind of strange to ride when it’s like this, as the air temperature can change at the drop of a hat. One moment you are nice and warm in the sun, no snow to be seen, when suddenly you ride into the shadow of a mountain and the snow is on the ground and the temperature plummets. It’s like stepping from a warm room into a freezer, literally! Continue reading “Spring is here! (Temporarily)”