September 2007 - Posts

Anatomy of the Epic Ride

Ingredient #1:  join me for a day in the saddle, you not being from around here. Ingredient#2:  I've got a burr up my craw to hit the top of some peak miles and miles away... Ingredient#3:  add the storm of the decade to the mix.  Read More

The Siren Song

I met Brendan and Mary Collier at the Kaibab Mountain Cross in June.  Brendan is (among other things I'm sure!) a custom frame builder and owner of; Mary races them.  Purty fine mojo for this power couple if you ask me. Read More


Newness...I'm surrounded by it.  Springtime in the fall. The blog silence is a good sign in this case...I've been deep into my own version of a 16 day stage race.  What's that mean?  Well, it's part of the grand plan for that upcoming Read More


Some years back I rediscovered the passion for the epic ride.  So much so that I made them the focus of my  training, racing & free time.  If you want my attention you better be on two wheels.  Oddly enough, in all the years Read More

Battling entropy

So this year I've been testing Ergon products.  Last year I put some Ergon grips on the bike before TransRockies and haven't used anything else since, so when Jeff asked me if I'd like to fly the Ergon flag for '07 it was a  no-brainer.  Read More

The big show

Worlds...what an experience.  I've been waiting for Lynda to break the silence but her DSL got shot down while she was here are just a few impressions. As is typical in these things, the Cyclingnews piece and the results don't speak to Read More