January 2006 - Posts

Whatever doesn't kill you...

19 days and counting... Leading to 24  hour events, I like to do a big volume push about 2-3 weeks out from the race.  Since Lynda is doing the race as well, and we are doing TransRockies together, it seemed only natural that we torture each Read More

St George Epics

Sure is quiet around here when Lynda and I are spending lots of time on the bike.  The training thus far in St George has been a blast.  Monday we opend the day with 40 miles of road followed by the Gooseberry mesa loop plus some out and backs.  Read More

Supercaliber Anticipation!

Ryan Atkinson shared the current status of the Gary Fisher Supercaliber 29" race day bike on the MTBR forum, including an artists rendering of the frame.  It looks to be a great design - but will take some $$ to bring up to race readiness.  Read More

Bits and pieces

Here's a shout out to Rob Lee who held control of the solo field in this 24 hour event in Scottland, but had to pull out midway due to injury.  He's already back on the mend and planning what's next, that's the spirit!  Just toeing Read More

Dangerous ideas

"Fantastically stimulating...It's like the crack cocaine of the thinking world.... Once you start, you can't stop thinking about that question." — BBC Radio 4 Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to read 3 of these a day for a week.  Read More

Zane Grey Country

Sunday is epic day in my little world.  Usually the rides are planned out in advance; this past Sunday I woke up at 5am still not sure where I was headed...it had to be something new, something fresh.  There is a lot to choose from around here Read More

First Blood

It happens every year.  Some sort of encounter with the ground to let me know I'm a feeble fragile human...it often is in the springtime when handling skills are at the yearly low...but never before has it come as early as January 8! The day started Read More

First results of 26 vs 29 inch wheels

Note (added 2/3/06):  comments to this post have been disabled due to malicious spammers.  You know who you are.  Contact me through the "contact me" link if have something you'd like to add.  If there is enough interest, I'd consider Read More