Cyclocross is Stupid

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Bike | 2 Comments
Cyclocross is Stupid

Yeah, cyclocross is stupid. But that’s why I keep coming back.

We All LARP

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Bike | No Comments
We All LARP

You’re a fraud. I’m a fraud. We are all playing a fantasy game. And that’s okay.

The Always Answer: Ride

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015 in Bike | No Comments
The Always Answer: Ride

“Why?” Who cares why! Not everything needs explaining. Not everything needs reasons. Sometimes a thing is just worth doing. And I’ve made the choice that bikepacking is one of those things.

I Have Seen the Future

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Bike | No Comments
I Have Seen the Future

I want to ride my bike across towering mountain ranges and endless, empty deserts. I want to follow rutted dirt roads through thick pine forests until they become smooth dirt roads that glide across wavy farm land. I want to dodge thunder storms and eat greasy food at barely-there diners in towns with populations that could all fit on a school bus. I want to ride my bike from dark to dark.

Try Try Again

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Bike | 3 Comments

I guess I’ll need to show up next year to the Crusher and try try again.

Dirt Roadie

Posted by on Jul 9, 2015 in Bike, Outdoor | No Comments
Dirt Roadie

An ode to dirt roads

Hiking Utah’s Grand Gulch

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Outdoor | 2 Comments

“Sign here. And here. And one more, here.” The Ranger smiled reluctantly. He glanced nervously at the four boys, ages 9 through 11, that we dragged into the station with us. “You watched the video already?” he asked. We had. “You remember the rules about the artifacts and the ruins?” We did. “Tie the permit to your pack. Good luck.”

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