SS adaptations in QA

A few weeks back I posted a this QA scatter plot.  I'd been riding the SS about 2-3 weeks at this point. Here's the latest.  Both rides were on the 2:1.  The "Blakes" data is from a ~ 2500' climb with sustained grades well over 10% while the other ride was just rippin around faster […]

SS training plan

This SS thing is darn fun and it's tough to contain my excitement for it.  Not that I'm trying ;)  I promised I'd share my thoughts on actually training to be a better SS rider and that's the meat of this post...but some other interesting & related things are worthy of mention first. It's taken about […]

Square top denial

North and a bit west of St George is a range of mountains snuggled up against the Nevada border.  They haven't hit my radar at all yet 'cause they don't lie between here and St George, not even by way of my jagged thinking.  I've put the trans utah obsession on temporary hold and saddled up […]

So that’s how this works…

So many of my posts come across I'm sure as some desert whacko's ruminations.  Not too many folks can identify with that. But...if I want some feedback all I have to do is look for common ground, right?  Like single speeding? Yesterday's ride was pure bliss.  There's this climb I really like, takes well over […]

KISS principal

Mon-Fri the past month this is the only bike I've touched. Darn ghetto, eh?  I've had this 9.8 frame for maybe 5 years now and it's seen all sorts of use, but has never been set up for long at any one time.  It's current lifeform is w/ the Surly singleator + SS conversion kit.  […]