April 2006 - Posts

Lost in my backyard

Last evening I got a view of Durango that was completely new to me.  Sorry, didn't have the camera in tow...  Last weekend Walker mentioned the new singletrack heading up Missionary Ridge that starts under the Edgemont sign up Florida road, Read More

Spring has sprung on the Colorado Plateau

The first Indian Paintbrush spotting of '06.  Certainly one of my faves, it gets top billing. What a nutter.  Anna signed up for a 25 mile foot race (trail) in Fruita for Saturday.  It was held on the trails at the end of the Kokopelli Read More

The Passes

I'll admit it right here, right now:  Durango cyclists have an (unfair?) advantage for a number of reasons, but the one I really like is the proximity to the million dollar highway, US Hwy 550 between Durango Mountain Resort and Ouray.  Read More


So, you're fast on a bike and have an ego the size of all outdoors.  If this is you, you need help, the kind Durango can dish out. The sqwauker classic is this weekend - a 3 stage collegiate road race put on by FLC but open to the public and licensed Read More

Lucky or frivolous?

Sometimes I just have to pinch myself.  Today for instance - it was one of those days that only happens every so often - deep blue skies, gentle breezes, a comfortable 70ish F, and views to die for.  My time in Phoenix the last 2 winters drives Read More

Dawn 'til Dusk 12 Hour

Dang...it's been awhile since I've been here.  Part of my blog periodization plan is a transition period ;)  So...since the Nova national, I've moved back home to Durango.  It always takes me a couple of weeks to get adjusted to life Read More