Jonathan is a 37 yr old triathlete from Orchard Park, NY, where he lives with his wife and two daughters. He’s a Syracuse University graduate and works for Great Northern Associates, a wholesale distributor of floor covering materials. While at Syracuse, he was on the varsity rowing team, being the only walk-on member to make 1st boat, beating out other scholarship athletes. He was previously a recreational runner, having finished the Marine Corp Marathon, Rock & Roll 1/2 marathon, several Boilermaker 15K and numerous local 5K races. He is a member of the Buffalo Triathlon Club, Nickel City Splash masters swim team, Niagara Frontier Bicycle Club, and Checkers Athletic Club.
Now in his 4th year, Bottoms is a 2 time USAT All-American, 2010 Team USA member, is going to the Ironman 70.3 World Championships for the second time, finished Ironman Florida (9:52) and Ironman Lake Placid (10:04), has completed 6 1/2 Ironman events, Chicago Tri, St. Anthony's Tri, Dallas U.S. Open, USAT Nationals, ITU World Championships in Budapest, Hungary, and several regional events.
Long Computrainer rides
January 10th, 2011 2:26PM
It's that time. Those dreaded long trainer rides trying not to look at the clock and counting the days until training camp. For those that have a Computrainer, a good hilly ride that will punish a little but at least help keep your mind from boredom, try Powerman Alabama course. It's a 16.6 mile course that loops twice for a 33.6 mile ride, pretty good for an hour of your ride. It rolls up & down much more then the profile suggests and it peaks at 15% both up & down, so tighten that adj knob a little more then usual. I like using the course in the middle of my long ride, do a 15-30 warm-up, start the program, then finish easy the rest of my workout.... (view more
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