My tagline for the last decade has been "Mom-Coach-Racer-Not always in that order". Usually it all threads together nicely with each taking turns at the front. I didn't expect 2010 to be any different for me. Expectations are funny things when seen with hindsight and curiosity. 2010 started right on target with a great race […]
It was hard to leave Crested Butte but nice to be back in the warm dry desert We did escape to 10k for a couple of days for a little camping a little hiking a little flying a little silliness Meanwhile, Dave has dropped out of Colorado Trail Race - his stories to come later […]
Race clock right now stands at 1 day and 10 hours. Dave's SpotDot has been moving along the trail nice and steady. He camped last night right where he had in mind before the start - right on plan. Jeff Higham posted some videos of the CTR start on his blog (thanks Jeff - great […]
Blogging was pretty much shelved last month while we were in Crested Butte. Too many trails to ride and a billion flowers to smell. The posts every day would have gone like this: Today we rode XXX trail. It was fantastic. The flowers were fantastic. Here is the slideshow. Pictures tell the story better than words.
We are in Crested Butte!! It has been non-stop since we got here. Emma and I were IN the 4th July parade with the Save the Red Lady (a mountain under the threat of mining) float We dressed up the tag-a-long Wes has been rippin up the trails with impressive form Today was heaven on […]
Here is my Dixie Lite race report: I rode 172 miles, 1 day 13 hours and 32 minutes, smiled almost the whole way, took 99 photos, ate a burger each day and had a splendiferous time out in the Southern Utah jungle. Here is my race report in slide show format:
172.44 miles with 21,000 feet of climbing is what I had on the gps at the finish. I took 99 photos during the race. Here is the only start picture I have of all five of the Dixie-Liter's starting at 8:10 am on Saturday morning. My bike is lying on the ground so I am […]
After much tweaking my set up is ready to go for Dixie Lite . Most recent changes were switching out to a 75mm (shorter) stem and moving a little weight from the seat bag to the front end. When I was descending fast the seat bag was wagging and making my whole bike shimmy - […]