The 2011 Point 2 Point

Posted by on Sep 7, 2011 in Bike, Races | 4 Comments
The 2011 Point 2 Point

The Park City Point 2 Point is one of the most anticipated events on the race calendar. Registering in February for an event in September will do that. Everything thereafter orbits around the race. Eating a pizza in April? “How will this effect my Point 2 Point training?” Racing a cross-country race in June? “I wonder if this […]

2011 P2P Aftermath

Posted by on Sep 6, 2011 in Bike, Races | 3 Comments
2011 P2P Aftermath

I found my sweet spot. But who knew sweet could hurt so much? Afterward I was all smiles. Sort of: More to follow. But first, everyone affiliated with the Point 2 Point needs to be thanked. Over and over. The race was—once again—remarkable. Fantastic volunteers, easy to follow course markings, stocked feed stations, and red carpet […]

The Sweet Spot

Posted by on Aug 31, 2011 in Bike, Races | 3 Comments
The Sweet Spot

Endurance racing is all about finding that place where you can ride at a quick pace, without blowing yourself into oblivion. Not too slow, and not too fast. A sweet spot. Of course, that spot is different for everyone. Riders at the front of the race can go much faster while using less energy than […]

P2P Preview (Part 4)

Posted by on Aug 25, 2011 in Bike, Races | 6 Comments
P2P Preview (Part 4)

The home stretch. At last. The only thing between feed station 2 and eternal glory is 22 miles and 3,600 vertical. Oh. Snap. Segment 6: 22 miles. 3,600 vertical. Garmin connect page. Segment video.   After the grueling (and awesome) riding above Park City Mountain Resort, the feed station at the base of the mountain […]

P2P Preview (Part 3)

Posted by on Aug 24, 2011 in Bike, Races | 5 Comments
P2P Preview (Part 3)

Be sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. Segment 4: 11 miles. 1,900 vertical. Garmin Connect page. Segment video. Welcome to The Crux. From Feed 1 at Silver Lake Lodge, to Feed 2 at Park City Mountain Resort is the heart and soul of the Park City Point 2 Point. These […]

P2P Preview (Part 2)

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 in Bike, Races | 4 Comments
P2P Preview (Part 2)

A preview of the first 28 miles of the Park City Point 2 Point.

P2P Preview (Part 1)

Posted by on Aug 22, 2011 in Bike, Races | 3 Comments
P2P Preview (Part 1)

The Park City Point 2 Point is less than 2 weeks away. It’s a big race. 80 miles. 14,000 vertical. And some of the most amazing and hardest singletrack you’ll ever ride. It will be one of the most demanding—and best—days you’ve ever had on your bike. This week I will be posting my thoughts […]

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