My name is Lance, which used to be kinda cool, but now, not so much. I don’t dope. I’m slow. But, as a proponent of plant based nutrition and a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, I PEDDLE veggies to anybody who will listen. As a cyclist and triathlete, those veggies allow me to PEDAL through training and racing. I have been inspired by truly remarkable plant based athletes as well as brave doctors who tirelessly extol the many virtues and benefits of a whole foods, plant based diet. So this blog documents the efforts of a novice triathlete, mountain bike racer, and general endurance freak trying to find the ideal race weight, best training methods, and general lifestyle hacks to move from the back of the pack to the middle. Of course, the front of the pack would be even better, but let’s not get too crazy. Walking before running, yo.