From the monthly archives:

August 2009

So, what’s next?

August 31, 2009

Standing in front of the Leadville Courthouse at 5:54pm on August 15th, it occurred to me that for the first time in a long while, I had nothing to do. I did need a shower pretty badly, but besides that, my schedule was completely empty. Wow, what a strange feeling… I started preparing for Leadville […]

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You’re going to crash!

August 28, 2009

If you ride a mountain bike with any regularity, you already know what this is about. If not, you may be surprised to learn that you are going to crash if you ride a mountain bike, so just expect it. Sometimes crashing happens in predictable ways. Like, you know you shouldn’t have bombed that section […]

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2009 Leadville Trail 100 MTB Race

August 27, 2009

The shotgun went off about a half second early. The blast surprised me as I counted down the last 10 seconds to the start of this year’s Leadville Trail 100 MTB race along with 1,232 other riders. I half-expected to start moving at the sound of the gun, but with about 800 riders in front […]

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Photo Montage from Leadville

August 18, 2009

I used this really cool tool called Screenr to put together a little photo montage of my Leadville 100 race. There’s some good shots of Lance and Dave Wiens in there too.

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Leadville 100 Silver Buckle

August 16, 2009

I’ve spent the last eight months focused on earning this. I did it. I wonder what’s next… Sent from my (fabulous) iPhone

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