Hopping in a cold shower this morning I new it was going to be a good day on the bike as my body embraced the freezing water. Yesterday my body shied away from the cold shower. I’m starting to figure the response to the cold shower is a sign of how much my body will adapt to the suffering on the bike that day. The whole cold shower idea came about last week during the Alpen Tour when our team masseuse Katharina started giving me a bad time about starting so slow every stage. She told me in a very a matter of fact way that a cold shower is necessary first thing every morning to properly wake up. It seems to be working. Read more