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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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Ummm, DROP – 8,000′ of DOWN on the Cannell Trail – Kernville, CA

This ride has been on the “Bike It List” for a good, long while now.  It’s weird how the rides closest to home sometimes take the longest to tackle.  Kernville is only 3 hours or so from Mammoth.  It’s kind … Continue reading

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Local Exploration – Finally did the McGee Mountain Climb

Once in a while, I ride Tobacco Flats.  I always manage to stare up at the crazy zig zag line that carves its way up McGee Mountain and think about what the views must be like up there.  As I stare … Continue reading

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Shreddies at Bootleg Canyon: Las Vegas, NV – Interbike Outdoor Demo 2015

Let’s be honest.  Vegas is not my jam.   Never has been.  Never will be.  Sure, I had fun for New Year’s in college, when we stayed at the Tam O’ Shanter (before it got torn down, it was the cheapest … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Helen Putnam Regional Park – Petaluma, CA

Quick – let’s head up to the Bay Area and camp in the salty air, while it’s still warm enough!  Let the girlies frolick in the sand and play with drift wood and catch sand crabs and race the ebbing … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Wasatch Crest / Park City IMBA Epic

So, I found myself rolling through Park City, Utah – saying hey to my buddy Tony.  He’s a badass singlespeeder and pretty good at drinking beers.  So that’s what we did.  Drink beer and ride singledingle on some super singledingletrack. … Continue reading

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2015 Freedom Ride: Spring Creek Trail in Steamboat Springs, CO

Fourth of July, 2015 was spent in Steamboat Springs, ColoRADo this year.  Word on the street is that out of the 6 highest touted pyrotechnicians in the country, 3 live in the “Boat”.  We figured it might be a nice spot … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Classic Singletrack Loop in Breckenridge, CO

Breck this, Breck that… blah blah blah.  Everyone is rappin about Breckenridge these days.  Even Gucci Mane with an ice cream cone and “Brrr” tatted to his cheek named his new album Breckles and Schmeckles.             … Continue reading

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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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Ride Report: Peak Bagging in Taos, New Mexico

Like women, some of the best bike rides are elusive.  When I first met my wife, she wouldn’t give me the time of day.  She was working the coffee bar at Panavision, and once in a while she’d bring in … Continue reading

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