Posts filed under “Misc”

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John's making sure I'm not slacking. Thanks, buddy.

23 October 2012  |  Misc

USGP #3 & #4 Fort Collins, CO: Race Report

As if I wasn’t bad enough with providing timely race reports…Seems like in the off-season things are just slipping a little. After the first weekend of USGP racing, I took 2 weeks off…  |  READ »

Photo: Jeff Kerkove

20 January 2012  |  Misc

Winter? Update

Is it really the middle of winter right now? I’ve been asking myself that a lot lately as I realize I’ve once again over-dressed for a ride. Temperatures have been in the 40s…  |  READ »

18 August 2011  |  Misc

World Cup #6: Nove Mesto Race Report

Sucky races are always hard to write about.  I guess because I am usually pretty ready to move on and not rehash all the suck.  But, since some of you are curious about…  |  READ »


30 July 2011  |  Misc

Olympic Test Event: London, Pre-Race

It’s hard to believe the last few weeks of the Mountain Bike season are here already.  It has been a long season in some ways, but there are are few big races still…  |  READ »

22 July 2011  |  Misc


The “Findings” page in Harper’s Magazine is always full of interesting information.  Thought I’d share some of my favorite tidbits from the most recent issue. -Spiders have more legs than they need -Taranchulas…  |  READ »

11 July 2011  |  Misc

World Cup #5: Windham Race Report

Finally!  A clean race at a World Cup. I was pretty fired up after Mont Ste. Anne and was ready to throw down in Windham.  My pre-rides all went well, I was feeling…  |  READ »

Having fun while suffering    Photo: Dave McElwaine

The difference between regular and decaf coffee

16 February 2011  |  Misc


In case you didn’t know where decaf came from.

16 February 2011  |  Misc


Is pretty much all I’ve been up to lately. Of course the days that it’s the warmest typically coincide with my easy days, but isn’t that always how it is? Overall though, the…  |  READ »

30 January 2011  |  Misc

MTB? In January? In Colorado?

Yep, that’s what I was thinking.  But hey, I’ll take it!  The last few days have been so warm that I was tempted to think that we’d seen the worst of winter.  But…  |  READ »

25 November 2010  |  Misc

Joining the Dark Side

For anyone interested, I am now officially twittering. Well, right now there’s not much going on, but I plan on finding/doing/seeing lots of interesting things in the near future.  Hope I don’t bore…  |  READ »

13 September 2010  |  Misc

Help Wanted

“Men wanted for hazardous journey. Small wages, bitter cold. Long months of complete darkness. Constant danger. Safe return doubtful. Honor and recognition in case of success.” Apparently 5,000 people answered that ad which…  |  READ »

8 September 2010  |  Misc

Ups and Downs

Back home in Fort Collins after a month on the east coast.  Laundry in the machine, car is unpacked, and though there are probably a million ways I could keep procrastinating… I had…  |  READ »

28 May 2010  |  Misc

Texas is Hot

Ok, it’s hot.  I’m in Austin for the third round of the Pro XCT.  I rode a couple laps of the course today (in the absolute hottest part of the day, of course)…  |  READ »