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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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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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My Socks are Better than Yours – Long Term Review of Swiftwick Socks

It seems I’ve been fielding a bunch of “gear-related” questions these days.  It got me thinking… brain freeze… I try lots of stuff.  When I figure out good stuff, I’m stoked.  I stick to it.  Kinda like Fonzie and his … Continue reading

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Road Trip – Global Fat Bike Summit 2014: Ogden, UT

A few of us Fat Bike Mammoth yahoos thought it would be great to road trip to Ogden, UT and get our fingers on the national fat bike pulse.  The 3-day Global Fat Bike Summit was broken down like this: … Continue reading

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Race Report – La Tierra Torture: Santa Fe, NM: 5/4/13

Torture?  You can’t name a 20 mile race “Torture”, can you?  YES, you can – and, YES, it was. So here’s the scoop.  Our gaffer, Dan Delgado, aka Lambion came up to me the other day at work, and asked, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts… and 8 Hours of Lake Tahoe: Race Report

First off, pour some out for Clarence Clemons.  He’s a frickin legend- The Boss & The E Street Band would’ve never had the same soulful energy without him.  I’m gonna load up my iPod with Springsteen and climb climb climb … Continue reading

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2011 Sea Otter Race and Re-Cap

Done and done-er.  Sea Otter 2011 is in the books.  I’m in one piece.  My bicycle is in one piece.  I’m at peace.  Life is good. Highlights: Watching a shmo clothesline himself around a pop-up tent (he rode his bike … Continue reading

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Bonelli In The Books – Kenda Cup Race #2 Was A Blast!

Loving every minute of my rookie season!! Just two weeks after Race 1 at Sagebrush, the “Bonelli Park” course was light years harder.  The Kenda Cup #2 Race was filled with quick, steep climbs, and short techy descents (as the … Continue reading

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