RunBikeDavid

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    I signed up for the Central Park Triathlon in 2017 with some friends from my running club who were also triathletes . Unfortunately I had a bike crash a few months before […]

  • RunBikeDavid started the topic Miles for Soul in the forum Run 2 days, 17 hours ago

    If anyone would like to join Soul Trak for their challenge

    “Daily, Soul Trak works to promote healthier and more sustainable living to its core community of people of color in Washington DC. For National Wellness Month, Soul Trak is hosting a virtual, national event, Miles for Soul, starting August 1st to walk/run/bike/move towards our goal of…[Read more]

  • RunBikeDavid replied to the topic Tour de DC Tri in the forum Bike 1 week, 1 day ago

    Here are the results for the last stage, Champs-Georgetown or should we say Champs-MacAuthur.

    It was indeed a sprint to the finish with Rob starting first and throwing down a gauntlet with a blazing time to the BP. Then Chris and Ryan responded. Unfortunately Strava didn’t quite catch Chris on the way out despite his blazing time back–seems the…[Read more]

  • What was your first triathlon?

    Nations Tri in 2012(?). That one time the swim wasn’t cancelled.

    What is the biggest mistake you’ve made in a triathlon?

    I definitely got a 5 minute drafting penalty at I […]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    Joe: I used to work with Dena Richardson, who was a member of the club, and biked on her Fall Colors Ride from Pittsburgh to DC in 2012. There were several members of […]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    I had been a competitive swimmer since I was eight years old but I took a break from the sport after I graduated from college in 2012. It was a much needed break since I […]

  • How did you get into SwimRun?

    I love swimming and used to do a lot of trail running when I lived in upstate NY. SwimRun gave me a great opportunity to combine these 2 activities I love, while getting to enjoy […]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    I think it all dates back to a hip issue that was discovered and diagnosed when I started running frequently in 2012. On the advice of medical professionals, I stopped […]

  • RunBikeDavid replied to the topic Tour de DC Tri in the forum Bike 1 month, 1 week ago

    Sorry forgot to post the previous stage.

    Tour de DC Tri Stage 11: Georgetown – Rock Creek loop via Kensington

    For this stage, let’s try one from Chuck Pena who leads a weekly ride. It’s a short route where you’ll get to explore Wilson, cross Beach Dr on the way to Kensington, then go along the western edge of Silver Spring to wind back into Rock…[Read more]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    I grew up running and swimming on school teams but I didn’t have a road bike or start seriously riding until 2017 when I rode across the country with Bike & Build, an […]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    Honestly, I had never even heard of Triathlon until a few years ago. Funnily enough, I met a girl who was into endurance sports including triathlon. I thought I’d be able […]

  • RunBikeDavid replied to the topic Tour de DC Tri in the forum Bike 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    Opps wrong link to Wolf Trap. It should be this one:

    https://www.strava.com/routes/28599527

     

  • RunBikeDavid replied to the topic Tour de DC Tri in the forum Bike 1 month, 4 weeks ago

    Tour de DC Tri Stage 10: Wolf Trap the hard way

    Here’s a nice loop from Pro Bike FC to Wolf Trap. It’s a great route with a nice little descent to Little Pimmit Run near the beginning and lots of McMansions to see along the way. It was part of their DMV Classic that they did over Memorial Day Weekend. We’ll cut out the Maryland side since most of…[Read more]

  • RunBikeDavid replied to the topic Tour de DC Tri in the forum Bike 2 months ago

    Tour de DC Tri Stage 9: Georgetown – Bradley loop

    How many variations of the Georgetown ride can we do? Apparently a lot!

    This week let’s try the Bradley loop from Stage 6 in reverse. However, instead of Persimmon, let’s turn on Oaklyn Dr which turns into Bradley. For folks without a bike computer, there’s only a couple of turns so it’s very…[Read more]

  • Can you tell us what you do for work?

    I am a degree’d Meteorologist and have worked most of my time in research on ice clouds. Now I work for the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in the Education […]

  • RunBikeDavid replied to the topic Tour de DC Tri in the forum Bike 2 months, 1 week ago

    Tour de DC Tri Stage 8

    We’re overdue for another NoVa or Cap Hill ride so this week let’s do a fun Anacostia loop that covers both sides! It’s a fast and mostly flat loop with a couple of hills. We’ll avoid as many trails as possible and go along Potomac Ave which if you’ve never tried runs parallel to the Mt Vernon trail and is a great…[Read more]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    In the fall of 2017, I read a book, Fast Track Triathlete – Balancing a Big Life with Big Performance in Long-Course Triathlon, by Matt Dixon. I am an 80’s kid, and I r […]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?
    After training for my first (and supposed to be only) marathon, I passed Nations Tri on Ohio Drive, while athletes checked in their bikes and swore I would never do one. […]

  • RunBikeDavid replied to the topic Tour de DC Tri in the forum Bike 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    Tour de DC Tri Stage 7

    Since it’s a long weekend, let’s try a longer route to Olney! This is a great route from Eric from Potomac Peddlars that will show you how to get from Rock Creek all the way to northern Montgomery County and Howard County. No it’s not the beach but the route will pass by Brighton Dam so you’ll get some water views as well…[Read more]

  • How did you get involved in triathlons?

    In the summer of 2017, I had recently moved back to the DC area and started a new job. With all of the changes in my life, I decided to try something else totally new […]

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