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24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

I occupy a funny space in the cycling world. Having been described as "pro singlespeeder" by some; the role I play in the cycling world may be B list credits at best. Any attempt to qualify and classify what I call "a days work of fun and games" ultimately comes up short of the actuality [...]

By |March 8th, 2016|Podium Shorts, Singlespeed|0 Comments

La Ruta Recap

So La Ruta de Los Conquistadores. The "hardest bike race in the world" they say. I haven't done all the bike races, so I cant comment on that. But if you like your bike games with a extra side of adventure then La Ruta needs to be on your list. I absolutely had a hard [...]

By |December 2nd, 2015|Journey, Singlespeed|2 Comments

Lessons from The Competition

Almost home after a week away. One more plane ride. One more sequence of filing in, sitting down, cramming myself into a seat and descending into a book or phone or conversation until we touch back down. The tires hitting the pavement triggers everyone to pull out their phones and reconnect with the world. Reflexively, [...]

By |July 18th, 2015|Journey, NUE, Singlespeed, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choices #2-bones

My wife Emily forms profound relationships with her bikes. When she refers to the characteristics of one of hers it with personal pronouns and as if she is referring to a person or member of our family. "She's just so good to me, I can really trust her" or "I just don't like the way [...]

peaks

Sitting on the porch after 4 weeks of travel and as many races there's a lot to look back on in a very short period of time. Kind of like one of those whirlwind tours heavy metal bands used to take in the 80s. Only probably more physical exertion (marginally) and less substance abuse (is [...]

By |May 8th, 2015|Journey, NUE, Singlespeed, Uncategorized|3 Comments

CoHuttin’

The Cohutta 100 will always have a special place in my heart. It was my first NUE 100 top 5 (2nd place overall) and started my 2014 season off with an incredible bang. Its very heavy fire road bias and copious climbing make it a very straightforward early season race and the Trailhead Outdoors crew [...]

By |April 28th, 2015|NUE, Podium Shorts, Singlespeed, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Farewell Friend

Theres been a lot of action lately. Racing, riding, training, vacations and life fully into the swing of things. So much so I've been unable to post much lately. But this struck deep and slowed everything down Here is something I was asked to write to be read at AJ's service. His friends all gathered [...]

By |April 24th, 2015|Journey, NUE, Singlespeed, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Trick Teeth: The WolfTooth SS Review

Ive been singlespeeding for around 9 years. The first SS I built was a nightmare. one of those slotted drop, quick release wheel, troublemakers that fought every single brake effort by slipping and sliding around. No comparison to my current Pivot LES SS. But the point is Ive been on a fair bit of SS [...]

Truly Gritty

This race season Im going about things a little differently Last season I played sleeper, rode within pace and only made moves when I had to. I gauged my fitness, gauged my strategy, and played things very close to the chest. Ill be very clear and say that this is my racing style. But [...]

By |March 24th, 2015|NUE, Podium Shorts, Singlespeed, Uncategorized|0 Comments