Adventurer

Gratitude Ride

I’ve added a ride to my training schedule, slotting it in among the “Easy Rides,” “Tempo Rides”, “Endurance Rides” and the like. I’m calling these “Gratitude Rides” and essentially you just ride around for an extended period of time, feeling thankful as hell. Rather than try to explain what they’re about, maybe I’ll just describe […]

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1:30 Easy

I remembered that at the core of the training, the racing, and the morphing into a Lycra clad freak with shiny legs, is something very pure and simple – the love of riding a bike. I pedaled, and coasted and smiled because it was still just as fun as it was when I was 7 […]

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Long Ride @ Heil

I don’t know if they did work on Heil Valley Ranch, if I’m getting to be a better rider, or if this is just the difference of going from a 2002 Kona Bear to a 2013 Yeti carbon ASR5… probably a little of all three. Stellar 4.5 hour ride today. I was cooked to a […]

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Quandary

It was mid-day Thursday, March 28, and we were up somewhere above 13,000 feet on Quandary Peak, a 14,250-foot peak in Colorado’s Ten-Mile Range. After having gotten lost for 2 hours in the dark (the hike was meant to be a full-moon hike), running out of water, getting into an argument, and being up there […]

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