From the monthly archives:

July 2010

Previewing the Leadville 100 MTB Course

July 27, 2010
The Dirt Bros Preview Leadville

I was not going to preview the Leadville 100 course this year. I mean, I previewed it last July and raced it in August so I thought I had a pretty good grasp of what to expect. But when Marcos finally got his “Yippee!” card, it became a must-do event. Since we were already scheduled […]

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2010 Triple Bypass

July 17, 2010
Team Climb On! on the Continental Divide

It was raining lightly as I dove into the sharp right hand turn under an overpass at mile 113. My tires struggled vainly to maintain purchase with the slick pavement and when they finally let go it was sudden and violent. I slammed into the pavement and began a long slide, finally coming to a […]

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I’m a Star!

July 8, 2010
I am a star

Ok, ok, I got a helmet cam. I really thought long and hard about whether this was a good idea. I’m not the most technically astute mountain-bike racer so I worried at first that the desire to make good-looking movies would outweigh my desire to be safe. And frankly, after the fourth movie, would I […]

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Getting Ready for the Big Event

July 1, 2010
Make sure your bike is ready for the Big Day!

I’m riding the Triple Bypass in Colorado next Saturday. It’s an amazing 120-mile journey over three high passes in the Rocky Mountains – the 3,500 rider event sold out in just a few hours. I’m riding with a big group of friends, many of whom I haven’t seen in a year. We’ve all been looking […]

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