Thursday, December 31, 2009

what is this?

Thursday, December 24, 2009

it rides!!!!

merry christmas

Monday, December 21, 2009

end of year camp...

or should i say, new season get together...

Im in rio maior for 5 days with the rest of the elite and under 23 portuguese squad. Testing, season plans and some training, the usual stuff at this time of the year.

Im still trying to figure out a lot of stuff regarding sponsoring etc, hopefully i will have some good news (for me) to share.

Right now im almost sure that i will race in australia IM in 15 weeks. plenty of time to prepare a good race. but thats about it... not sure about anything else.

For now i am happy for shaving 1:23 from my 3000 swim TT compared to last year at the same place and that i have mantained a decent weight witch didnt hapened last year :P

more as things happen

Friday, December 18, 2009

a first 2010 update

It is certain that i will no longer represent the Timex multisport team in 2010.

It was a very satisfying few years and i thank all the team staff and members for all the help provided.

more soon of course but i do have some "seeking" to do. but its most likely that i will have a new favorite color other than orange :P

Thursday, December 17, 2009

lotus update

only missing a chain and pedals, the lotus project is almost complete

8.2kg and one of the most spetacular frames ever made!!!!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

portuguese precision handcraft!!

This weekend i will have yet more fun with a 100km MTB race...
I had to work a bit to have my bike ready and my last mud bath last sunday produced a broken deralium hanger. i couldnt find a replacement in time so in good portuguese fashion i had to fabricate one :D

from a aluminum bar and after a few hours building strength in my harms i did one that will work even better, i bet the frame will break before this one does :D take a look at the portuguese precision handcrafted hanger

the aluminum bar and the first step of what looks to be a hanger

brute force :P

looks like something

old one and the new one with a lot of work left

almost done

just fixing holes left and some finishing touches

im curious to see how it holds this weekend