working out at the new gym!

I started working out at a new gym this morning.  New time too…  7am O’dark early. the gym is studio 831.  This is only the second gym that I have worked out since I have gotten started with my new healthier lifestyle.  I like the old gym I was going to, and I will continue…

the last workout

at the old gym… I had a good workout yesterday at the gym.  I kind of got a late start, I thought I was going to meet my trainer at the stairs, that’s what we typically do on a saturday.  It was a gorgeous day at the beach and it was a little crowded, which…

I love cross-fit training.

It’s official. I really like this style of working out.  It’s not about raw strength, but the combination of strength and conditioning to build and maintain your core strength.  I have been working out in the gym since 2003 where I primarily focused on the classical strength training routines. The strength training exercises worked well…

Boondoggle video

I got some video of my last run uploaded.  Unfortunately, I didn’t get my other 3 runs due to some operator errors on my part.   In this video I am launching using the cars launch control.  Its fun to use sometimes when you have the room. This run was sloppy on my part.  I…

The Boondoggle!

Yesterday I went to round 1 of the San Francisco regions SCCA autocross.  The event was held up at oakland coliseum.  Oakland coliseum has a sealed asphalt surface.  It was resealed about 3 years ago and the grip is consistent, but the course can get dirty as the day continues.  It’s not bad, and it…

Autocross isn’t real racing

sigh..    you hear that far too much when you try to talk about this sport.  I’ll be the first to admit that it really isn’t much in the way of motorsports, but the competition is fierce.  People often assume that you need high speeds to get that “sweaty palm” sensation when racing.  What I…

Hello world!

Hi! Welcome to conedodgers, a blog about auto-crossing.  Auto-crossing is a time trial.  these events are held at any large area, parking lots, paddocks, etc, and are open to the general public to view and participate if you desire. I have been in the sport for 10 of the past 12 years and this year…