Corona Pass Attempt Numero Uno

A year or so ago I heard about Corona Pass (AKA Rollins Pass) for the first time and I’ve been itching to ride it ever since.  It’s an old railroad route that went over the Continental Divide, essentially connecting...

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2 Months til Leadville 100 MTB

Week by week the race is creeping up on me, and I finally feel like I am able to put in the training this race requires.  I skipped my “3 Months to Go” post because I’m a bit of a blogging slacker. There also...

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Ye Ole Shinglemill

(This is me, cranking up one of my favorite trails which happens to have one of my favorite names: Shinglemill.  What’s a shinglemill?  I haven’t a clue, but it’s fun to say.) Despite what the Gubbins might...

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4 Months til Leadville

Ah yes, I’m a Leadville lemming.  On August 10th I’ll be racing the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike race.  The Leadville 100 is a 100 mile mountain bike race that starts and finishes in Leadville, Colorado at 10,152...

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Like a Kid In a Bike Shop

After spending the last few weeks getting increasingly frustrated with running and my injury-prone legs, I decided I needed to focus on what I can do, not what I can’t.  It seems so obvious now, but since July I’ve...

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Bike rides in Golden Gate Canyon

The summer is a great time to explore the canyons on two [unmotorized] wheels.  Abbey joined me on Sunday for a longer ride in preparation for a beastly tour we have planned for this Saturday.  Sunday we went up Golden Gate...

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