From the monthly archives:

September 2008

So you wanna be a cyclist…

September 18, 2008

Authors note: My baby brother Andrew just bought a road bike in his quest to become a competitive triathlete.   I was about to fire off a congratulatory email with a bunch of my opinions on gear, training, etc to help him get started then thought it might be useful for others too.  Dear Andrew- […]

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Taking the Adventure off road

September 16, 2008

I’m so stoked, I can hardly maintain.  I just bought this mountain bike! I used to mountain bike years ago, before I got into road cycling with such passion.  In fact, the reason I quit mountain biking was that I wore out my bike, which I take as a good sign.   With my Tour de […]

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80m: Beware skinny triathletes

September 15, 2008

I had been getting my ass kicked all day.  It was supposed to be 80 easy miles along the coast.  I was supposed to have easily taken every town sign.  But here I was, struggling to stay on the wheel of some twentysomething-triathlete-hero grinding 25mph along the flats, losing every town sign. There were two […]

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Ajay the Destroyer

September 15, 2008

My friend Ajay is currently the fifth most successful fundraiser for the upcomming MS Bike Tour, having raised $4,832 so far in the fight against MS! Ajay is a founding member of Team Climb On! and was our leading fundraiser in our innaugural appearance at the MS Bike Tour last year.  He’s the guy in […]

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Team Climb On Rides

September 13, 2008

Team Climb On Rides, originally uploaded by Arlyn Asch. Can you believe we got eleven bikes on the train this morning? Riding back from Anaheim – 80 miles along the coast, training for the MS Bike Tour.

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