Gothenburg, Nebraska – the setting for the epic Odin’s Revenge race. Now, this is not your typical USA Cycling sanctioned Category P12, 3, etc. race with support and officials. No, this is more of a race, no not a race but rather a battle, against an enemy that is not totally known. An enemy […]Read more "Odin’s Revenge 2016"
I just finished reading Eat and Run by Scott Jurek and was reminded about the importance of mental toughness in all sports; although keenly important in endurance sports. Scott is an ultra-runner. The International Association of Ultrarunners discusses these events as: The 100 km is our “flagship” since the IAAF officially sanctions this distance […]Read more "Mental Toughness"
As a cyclist, there is a lot offered in Boulder. When I moved here there were a lot less group rides than now and I appreciate the variety of very fast rides to support training. Here is a link to a decent one that I hit up last Wednesday morning that happened to have Tom Danielson […]Read more "Group Rides"
It is fun to build frames (sort of in a masochistic way), however it is really fun to get this kind of response from the person who is going to ride it: “THANK YOU! It’s the most beautiful bike I’ve ever seen!” Here is a bit more info about this build: https://everydayracer.com/2015/08/25/semi-integrated-disc-gravel-grinder/ He even sent […]Read more "Builder Satisfaction"
I am about to embark on my next 700c childrens bike. After building on with my oldest son we found out it fit my daughter as well. So now she is very excited to start hers. I really liked how it turned out, not much I would improve on for her so it should be an […]Read more "The Next Kiddo Bike"
I completed my first race of 2016 and it was a doozy. I managed to have a pretty relaxed week (except a massive dehydration run on Monday that also worked in some major stomach issues, note the speed climbing is way slower than descending, heck even try to figure out when I started falling apart https://www.strava.com/activities/536081321) and […]Read more "2016 Buff RR"
Cycling is a gear oriented sport. Or at least, it attractions gear oriented folks. For the most part, I think it is a good thing. Nothing keeps motivation going like a new power meter, bike, pair of shoes, etc. There are some challenges. A rider still needs to be able to understand their body and […]Read more "Polar V800"