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.
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 […]
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 […]
It's tough work playing route architect. The previous weekend was snowy in the Tushars, so I had no choice but to go bikepacking for the last 3 days. Tough but it had to be done. Let's start with the punchline: Both the Dixie 311 and Dixie Lite have seen extensive changes because of lingering snow […]
We forgot to pack the stove. Turned out to be a fun mistake.
Dixie-311 Segment 4 West Hunt Creek Trail Is a lot cleaner than it was on Friday. Click on the below pic to see DH get his action on and a panorama of West Hunt Creek Trail. The trail goes this way. Dave wasn't dropping me today ;-) AND I didn't have to pick up and […]
New Dixie 311 website! Still a work in progress but there are some good resources to get the juices flowing and planning head on.