Interestingly enough, the Ironman in Boulder is this weekend. Almost exactly one year since my Hillbilly Ironman in 2013. If you are getting ready to hit up Boulder, here is my take on the experience on many of the same roads for the bike. Prep Swim Bike Run SummaryRead more "Ironman Boulder"
Since I really want to have a sold documentation of a first point recovery, I needed to add another post. And likely will add more as the year progresses. I feel pretty much 100% most of the time, however it is definitely not read for full on soccer type activities. I played 3 hrs of […]Read more "MCL Tear – 83 Days "
My last update on my MCL, hopefully. It’s now been nearly 11 weeks since my injury and I hitting my stride (literally and figuratively). As of this weekend I am clear to do whatever I want, at least from the Doc. My lovely wife isn’t quite there on soccer and certain criteriums. The knee feels […]Read more "MCL Tear – 73 days"
I completed my first Bus Stop ride of the year last night. As I have mentioned before (https://everydayracer.com/2012/05/03/redemption-at-the-bus-stop/) this ride is pretty intense and is a good way to gage fitness. This is only my 9th or 10th ride since hurting my knee, making it my 9th or 10th ride in 3 months. Since we […]Read more "Bus Stop 2014"
My frame building partner in crime, Brent, received a request for some photos from a bike component manufacture. Lucky as I am in life, my wife happens to be a great photographer and we hooked up a photo session to highlight some details of a few of Brent’s builds. Here are some of my favs. […]Read more "Rabid Frameworks Photo Sesh"
After finally getting the brazing figured out I was able to get the finishing started. This did not go as planned. I was up for the work, but I didn’t realize I would be so bad at it that I would actually kill off some of my tools. I broke a file, broke the transmission […]Read more "True Temper S3 – Part 4"
Once the miters are all good and the geometry is the way I wanted, the welding commenced. Braze welding is an art and I was starting from a big disadvantage. First time using my torch First time on S3 tubing First time fully brazing a whole bike First time using this type of flux and […]Read more "True Temper S3 – Part 3"