Day 4, Giro d’Italia Mortirolo, Stage 16

Queen Stage of the Giro d’Italia Day . More rain in the forecast , but in the afternoon , so we ride in the morning and the Giro finishes in the rain. Passo Gavia is cancelled due to too much snow and a potential avalanche risk, but Mortirolo is still on the menu. The Giro…

Day 2, Ghisallo-Muro di Sormano, Giro Stage 15

Sunday , we are ready for a big day .. well most guys do not know what they are in for and what to expect, but super excited anyway. No rain and pretty warm temps . Our traditional ride to Madonna di Ghisallo is on tap today and it just happens that the stage 15…

2019 FinKraft Giro d’Italia Cycling Camp, Day 1

Setting foot on Italian soil is always special to me for many reasons . This year it is the 10th anniversary for our FinKraft Giro / Italy Cycling Camp, so extra special. A lot of preparation and logistics go into pulling this camp off each year , but by now it’s pretty much a routine…

DC Rock & Roll Marathon, March 9th by Lawrence Topor

The DC Marathon, my 26th marathon, was a tremendous success. A PR of 3:05:38 bested my previous PR by 4 minutes and 21 seconds. All of this just one week shy of my 48th birthday! The marathon was chock-full of hills, the most difficult being in the latter stages. The first 15 miles were mostly…