Check the Boxes

Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Bike | 2 Comments

If you want to be at the top you have to check all the boxes. — Joe Friel (@jfriel) March 12, 2013 I’ve always been a distractable person. When I was a kid, I used to sit down on a Saturday afternoon to watch college basketball, only to jump off the couch midway through the […]

Arizona (s)Trippin’

Posted by on Mar 26, 2013 in Bike | 3 Comments
Arizona (s)Trippin’

I could have spent Friday night watching college basketball, or at dinner with my wife. I could have been warm, comfortable, and entertained. That’s how my colleagues, friends, and most everybody else spent the evening. But not me. Instead, Ty and I were riding our bikes through the dark, cold, high desert, and into unknown […]

The USAC Hostage Crisis

Posted by on Mar 21, 2013 in Bike | 6 Comments

“That’s a nice bike race you got there. It would be a shame if anything were to happen to it.” USA Cycling is tired of race promoters ignoring them. Instead of creating a race-friendly system that promoters can easily implement into their existing events, and using product superiority to woo grassroots races into the fold, […]

Bikepacking Gear Bonanza

Posted by on Mar 9, 2013 in Bike, Outdoor | 17 Comments

Where does a 470-mile mountain bike race sit? I haven’t been very subtle about my Colorado Trail ambitions. My last two posts have focused on the race, and my preparation for it. I’ve been telling anyone who will listen about the race, and all my various gear choices. I’ve sent 2,379 emails to Ty, my […]

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