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Stay at home gainz

I hope you all have been safe and keeping your mind, body, and soul healthy. As for myself its been difficult to see myself again this year in a situation where the races that I was most looking forward too and training very hard for will not happen. But thanks to God, here at home healthy taking it one day at a time. Still training, in spite of COVID-19 causing closures of most business and gyms. Everyone is being...

What Makes for a Good Marathon?

I’d say for a handcyclist there are a few components that make a marathon great:Location:  The key is to find a marathon that you are able to get to and preferably one that is scenic.  The Long Beach International Marathon is one of my favorites because it is relatively close to where I live and you get to race alongside the Pacific Ocean.Well Supported:  When a community turns out to support their marathon, it really makes a difference.  Having volunteers to...

Coronavirus: What Will the Racing Season Look Like?

With the growing concern over Coronavirus and recent decisions by professional sports leagues suspend play or disallow fans to attend games, I can’t help but wonder what the ramifications will be in cycling.  Typically, I spend a lot of the year traveling out of state to attend races, usually 5-10 events a year.  It’s taken me all over the country and I have met amazing people and visited places I never thought I’d have an opportunity to see.  How...

2020 Training

2020 is off to a great start! My training has been exceptional and I am looking forward to the Redlands Bicycle Classic on April 22-26, 2020. The combination of high intensity interval training, long low intensity endurance rides, and lots of time spent in the gym has me feeling fitter than ever. As the winter ends and things start to warm up, or in my case get downright hot in Las Vegas, I can’t wait to spend more time...

A Week at TeamUSA ParaCycling National Team Camp

Hi Everyone,I wanted to give a brief update on how TeamUSA ParaCycling Team Camp held 24 Feb to 2 Mar in Solvang, CA.This was a great week of riding and team building. We arrived at camp on 24 Feb conducted a shake out ride and got ready for the week to come. We would start our day by being on the bike by 0900 every morning. In the afternoons we would have either team meetings, nutrition, sleep classes, team...

Nationals qualifying race

Tough race! easy mind set couldn't have done it without my sponsor @teampossabilities and the lord and my family who always gives me the strength when I am weak .

Alfonso Hits National Standard at Valley Of The Sun Individual Time Trial

The Relentless pursuit continues. Valley of the Sun Stage Race 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona February14th thru 16th is the first stage race of the year consisting of a time trial, road race, and critirium. It is a good race to test yourself for the race season and prepare mentally and physically for racing to get into full swing and see what adjustments need to be made. National Standard for Team USA this year for Male H-3 is 23.616mph I...

Tokyo Bound!

I have always dreamed about competing in the Olympic Games as a young kid. At that time in my life, I had hoped to compete in soccer. I started playing soccer at the age of four and the rest is history. I fell in love with the sport and knew that soccer was going to be part of my life's purpose. I played all through high school and was recruited to play at a Division Two school in Denver,...

2020 ParaCycling Track World Championships

Hello everyone, I would like to give a recap of my adventure at the 2020 ParaCycling Track World Championships.First I would like to say the week could have gone better but I am happy with my performance. We suffered a loss in my family with the unexpected passing of my Uncle. This was extremely difficult for me. I was told of his passing on Tuesday 28 January. The week for me then became a mental struggle as I wanted...