Vietnam and a Fixie: Part III – Weekend in Review

Saturday was another great day riding around Hanoi.  Traffic was crazy, as usual.  I left my hotel without a map and any notion of where I was going.  I just wanted to ride for a couple of hours. A...

Race Report: 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo

Old Pueblo was a good test.  A test for what’s needed to meet my major goals later in the year at Leadville 100 and 24 Hour Nationals.  Although I didn’t train specific...

Vietnam and a Fixie: Part I – The Route

Two days after the 24 Hours of Old Pueblo, I’ll board a plane bound for Hanoi with my fixie.  I was there in 2009 for 4 weeks.  I loved the culture, the people, the food and I mar...

SSAZ Beatdown

SSAZ, “a bike ride with friends” as described by event organizer Dejay Birtch. The quote below from a Mountain Flyer article covering SSAZ 2011 sums it up nicely: Event organizer Dejay Bir...