Category Archives: Gear

Seeking professional help and realizing I am a hunchback

I went to seek professional help. But it’s not the one my friends always recommend after I tell them my training logs. That might come later when I am convinced myself that I am crazy, for now I just have … Continue reading

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best way to wash your bike

Problem with living in a city is access to an area to clean your bike. A bit hard if you have no hose and garden. But problem can be solved! The bath tub works just fine.

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Keeping a Journal

I like keeping a blog. It gives me a central place to go back to and relive the experiences of the training, competition or the new ideas I came up with. But the pen is still mightier than html. I … Continue reading

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Shoe addiction, but buying for next year.

It is clear that I have a Newton addiction (www.newtonrunning.com) I am already on pair number 4 and today I got an awesome deal on pair number 5. This will be the 3rd shoe purchase this year. But I have … Continue reading

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Bikes should have names – say hi to Anirul and Irulan

A bike should have a name. It becomes an extension of your life and you start forming a personal bond with it. Or maybe I am just nuts. Ag well. I been struggling with a name for my new bike … Continue reading

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Tuesday and the packing started

What gives it away that I am super excited? Yes the race is Sunday and its only Tuesday now. But it is good mentally and also keeps me focused. The last three days where personally hard, due to the passing … Continue reading

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A must have book

Today my new book arrived. This is one of the best books for maintaining a bike. Very simple to understand, lots of common sense and well illustrated. Saw it on the bookshelf of another athlete and within minutes was able … Continue reading

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Gear for your mind: I am here to win

Training gear is not only about a bike, shoes, clothing and other cool accessories. Books to me are a vital component, not only training guides but also inspirational books. I am close to finishing Macca’s “I am here to win”. … Continue reading

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Hot Tip: Bike shops are awesome

I recently bought a new bike. I will review her in a later post, because she is worth describing and awesome. I always had the notion that you can buy stuff online cheaper, but I never quantified the actual value … Continue reading

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