Category Archives: MTB Racing

My Stab at the Burning Man of Bike Races: 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo – 2016

It’s been over two years since I did a 24 hour race (24 of Halloween in Los Olivos, CA).  Honestly, I’ve grown bored of the format for solo racing.  I don’t really get stoked to do lap after lap of … Continue reading

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A Mid-Pack Racer’s Night Adventure – JayP’s Fat Pursuit 2016

I get cold easy.  I live in a ski town.  I love snow.  But I still get cold easy.  Brrr.  I guess that’s why I decided to do my first winter fat biking ultra.  To test myself.  See how I’d … Continue reading

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2015 Badger Race aka San Jacinto Enduro: Idyllwild, CA

I love Idyllwild.  No need to pull my arm to make a trip out there and see Brendan and Mary at The Hub Cyclery and ride bikes with friends.  Plus, I never felt satisfied with the amount of Idyllwild trails … Continue reading

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Caldera 250/500 – Race Diary of the 2015 Grand Depart

“Confronted with the petty concerns of my ordinary life, I feel empty, as if I am wasting a priceless gift, the brief time that is allotted to each human for creativity… Can this longing and restlessness be the price that…

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The Great Tahoe Flume Race – Yeah Baby

I feel like a buster sometimes.  It’s like those people that live down the block from Disneyland who’ve never been.  With Lake Tahoe so close to home, I’m embarrassed to admit, that this was only the 2nd time I’d ridden … Continue reading

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Caldera 250/500 Registration Opens Now

Okee dokes.  With the Caldera 250/500 exactly two months from today, we figured it’s time. Click here to register.  We are capping the Grand Depart at 45 participants.  Honestly, we have no clue how many people will be interested in…

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Race Report: Santa Fe Big Friggin Loop – What an Ass Kicker

Everyone has a race that haunts them.  Be it a crash, a bonk, a mechanical, weather, or any other unfavorable circumstance that causes the most horrific combo of letters know to mankind to be associated with that event, it doesn’t matter. … Continue reading

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Life Lessons and Carnage from the Stagecoach 400 – 2015

My brain is soupy mush.  My left pinky and ring finger are numb.  My taint is tainted.  Throat swollen.  Yet, a couple days after completing my ITT of the Stagecoach 400 route, I’m still stuck in la la land dreaming about … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Ride 50 Miles Around Mammoth – The 2014 MLBFL

I wasn’t gonna do it this year.  After doing the White Mountain Epic a couple weeks ago, and a few big climbing rides after that… my body finally broke down and I got sick – whether I wanted to acknowledge … Continue reading

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SINglespeed World Champs 2014 – Anchorage, AK

Wow.  What a blur.  This was my first SSWC.  I’m hooked.  There is no way to put the nonstop insanity and anarchy of the event into words or photos.  People keep asking, “How’d you do?” – Well, this was not … Continue reading

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