KHS carried most of the play and had a 5-2 lead in the 3rd. But Brunswick battled back to make it a nailbiter coming within 1 goal with just over a minute left in the game. KHS was undaunted and added an empty-netter to seal the deal. They now head to Salem, NH for the Frozen Four to ironically face bitter cross-town rival Hebron Academy!
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
These rollers are confidence instilling as if you look in the pic above, there are roller blade wheels at the sides of the front drum to keep the front wheel in line (I have hit these many times!). And there are 2 black bars to keep the rear wheel in line with the 2 rear drums. I can't say I've done a balls to the wall sprint, but I definitely have gone as hards as I felt comfortably going.
Speaking of sprints on rollers, the eMotion came with very little user-info. The unit was assembled at the bike shop, so I just got on and rode. Fortunately, right before my first sprint workout I figured out how to adjust the reisistance unit. I thought I had been changing the settings using the dial below, but was suspicious when it really didn't feel any different.
Upon closer examination, I deduced the magnet was installed incorrectly and thus never interacting with the flywheel. I got it spun around and then it all made sense. The arrow pointed to the resistance setting as the magnet gets positioned closer to the flywheel. DUH!
Now I feel the difference! I do the majority of work on 2. 3 is going to be reserved for seriously tough workouts!
Sunday, February 24, 2008
I've had to take another 4 days off from training due to head and chest conjestion. We just keep handing each other a virus here in the Wheelden household. I'm trying to motivate for a mellow ride outdoors for fun today. We'll see.
Monday, February 18, 2008
Sunday wrapped up with the Great American Race, kicking off the NASCAR season. We had some of the league participants over to watch. P-Diddy took home the commemorative mini die-cast car for being closest to picking the winner. It's good to act like a redneck!
Saturday, February 16, 2008
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
No one out here except deer.
Trees were still pretty heavy with snow from the weekend
A favorite view of campus
This was a cool section, I had to walk around the huge moguls
This is the sidewalk I ride back and forth from home to campus. The picture doesn't exaggerate, the snow walls are shoulder high!
Monday, February 11, 2008
Sunday, February 10, 2008
This meant the Daytona 500 is only a week away and I get to be a redneck again!
Saturday was Drake's hockey game, then Babs did a mom's brunch, then I did a 2.5 hour snowshoe, then the Smuckers had a Pre-Summer 2008 party complete with horsehoes, a fire pit, and of course beer die.
Today was more hockey, then a riveting afternoon at the Auburn mall. Babs went to caucus and I rode the rollers. I was hoping to watch the Bud Shootout that I recorded then the Grammy's, but the dang cable is out so it may be movie night instead.
I really enjoyed that snowshoe. My workout for the day was for 2.5hrs of aerobic activity. There's no way I was going to spend it on the rollers. I had big aspirations earlier in the week to get outside, but Friday brought us more snow and the roads were bogus. I also took advantage of walking on the XC ski trails since they hadn't been groomed in a week and we got ANOTHER 6+" last night and today. This winter is great, albeit a little over the top! I'm not complaining. I felt fresh on the rollers today, so life is good!
Friday, February 08, 2008
Thursday, February 07, 2008
Monday, February 04, 2008
It started with a fairly unpleasant, but fortunately uneventful icestorm on Friday. It looked pretty the next day, but the wind and heavy branches flirted with knocking power out.
Sunday started normally with Drake and Fenix's Atoms practice. Drake then opened family presents.
Then both boys went to friends' birthday parties as I went to work and watched an ugly KHS vs. Stanstead game. We all reconvened at home and prepped for the Superbowl party we hosted.
It was a shitty end to to the weekend with the Pats' loss. But seriously, it just doesn't matter. We finally put a cap on Drake's birthday with a dinner out at Longhorn Steakhouse tonight as he officially turns 7.