Of Tired Legs and Snowy Cirques

Posted by on Jun 30, 2009 in Bike, Wasatch | 4 Comments

Is it odd that even looking at a map with the Wasatch Classic route on it that I become somewhat emotional? I think that the route itself has come to represent what I love about the Wasatch Mountains. Their size and rugged demeanor, their accessibility and vast network of trails and roads, and their beauty […]

No Explanation Needed.

Posted by on Jun 29, 2009 in Bike, Wasatch | 5 Comments

Brighton Ski resort, Wasatch Classic. 6.27.09. 5:00 PM

Wasatch Spot

Posted by on Jun 26, 2009 in Wasatch | 6 Comments

Find me here.

El Classico de Wasatch

Posted by on Jun 23, 2009 in Bike, Wasatch | 8 Comments

The Wasatch Classic is Saturday. And while I am certain you will be in attendance, I wanted to take this opportunity to berate and cajole and manipulate any of you that are considering sleeping in on Saturday, to do otherwise. Really, the route is spectacularly difficult, but just as rewarding. The singletrack is demanding and […]

Why The Hell Not?

Posted by on Jun 22, 2009 in Bike, Wasatch | 4 Comments

The contest to win a Princeton Tec lighting system continues through July 5. You can donate here, and read the details of the contest here. It’s not a race. But then, it always turns out to be one. At least initially. But really, it’s not a race. I am speaking of course about the Friday […]

Vacancy

Posted by on Jun 19, 2009 in Bike, Wasatch | 5 Comments

The American Mountain Classic has been canceled. Which means that I now have a gaping hole staring blankly back at me. To be honest, I had fears about the Classic being shelved. The interest this year seemed absurdly low, but I figured that as the summer progressed, so would the number of registered riders. And […]

Under Cloudy Skies

Posted by on Jun 18, 2009 in Bike, Wasatch | One Comment

The rain has fallen intermittently this week. Sometimes in violent outbursts, and other times as a lazy drizzle. There have been pockets of vibrant sunshine, the light breaking through the clouds causing the still wet grass and trees to twinkle and glisten. Surrounding the valley have been constant and threatening storms, deep and purple. The […]

Fight Cancer. Win a Switchback 3.

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in Outdoor | 4 Comments

I am excited to announce that I have teamed up with Princeton Tec, who have been a lighting sponsor of  mine for the last few years, to help raise money for the Team Fatty Livestrong Challenge.  The formula is simple: Every $5 you donate earns you one raffle ticket.  Donating is extremely easy and secure.  […]

Tree Dodging

Posted by on Jun 15, 2009 in Races | 2 Comments

A dark wall approached from the west, purple and threatening. Flashes of lightening illuminated its massive interior. The wind picked up and the rain started to fall. It fell sporadically for a few moments, deflecting off of tree branches and rooftops before finally thumping into the ground. Within minutes a gale-force wind was howling through […]

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