Speed racer

Last year we got waxed. Our car was so bad it jumped lanes and took others out. Nothing like a kick in the teeth to motivate some research and design improvement. We did our best to come up with a fast car that would stay in its lane. At one point Wes said to me […]

The Dixie’s in 2011

The Dixie 311 and Dixie Lite will morph into a single event for 2011:  the Dixie 200.  The route will be similar to that taken by Scott Morris last year http://www.topofusion.com/diary/2010/07/09/fleeing-to-dixie/.  The preliminary route is here. Essentially it's the 311 minus the Sevier and Tushar  sections.  Using the Lite route as a reference point, it […]

CTR take two

A lot can happen in a year. 1 year ago I started what would be the most difficult ride of my life. There were parts of that ride I was in denial about how hard I was being hit by the altitude, and my determination to continue (in retrospect) is still somewhat suspect. 1 year […]