October 2006 - Posts

Jammin' the Jem

CTL is still going in the wrong direction - oops. Today was two laps on the Jem Trail - one of my fav local loops. It has flow and a bunch of cute little signs too.   Ever seen a single-track cattle guard? They are fun to fly over. For the Read More

Little Creek

I'm trying to reduce my CTL to 92. The weather here has been nuthin' but ride perfect since I got back from the river and it aint happening. When the sky is blue and I'm not riding I get so claustrophobic. Today was awesome. Perfect weather, great Read More

Switching Hats

Its Halloween season - yes in Southern Utah Halloween is a season, not just one puny day on Oct 31st. Festivities kicked off last night with the ward halloween party. Last year I picked up food poisoning there. I managed to avoid it this year. Non-stop Read More

24 Hours of Moab Race Report

Well for me actually it was the 9.5 hours or 6 laps or 90 miles of Moab. I won the solo women. I'm sure you have heard already the race was called at 8pm due to dangerous conditions. Flash floods, hypothermic riders etc. First thing Monday morning I followed Read More

24-Hours of Moab bound

This weekend is 24-hrs of Moab and I'm racing solo. In this race we wear timing chips and pass cards over scanners for Real Time results. Lap splits are updated to the internet instantly so you can watch me race from your arm chair. The Real Read More

Personal Bests

Setting personal records is usually an optimal experience. Being a high level athlete is a great feeling. Those personal best times can be a huge carrot to chase in training and fuel the motivation fire. When you set the bar so high it can be painful Read More

Better Riding

This season I have been climbing purty fast but lose time on the guys around me when the course heads downhill. I've been working on my skills all year but yesterday they made a huge jump forward when I took a private lesson with mountain bike skills Read More