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Three times the screw

September 4, 2009

Thirty-six hours before I was to board my flight to Colorado to race the Leadville 100 I was riding peacefully in my backyard canyon, trying to keep my legs loose. That’s when I felt a terrible “ker-chunck!” from somewhere and felt my bike sag depressingly towards the ground. Shiny metal fragments flew off my bike […]

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I Love a Good Bike Race

February 24, 2009

Last Sunday, I was lucky enough to watch the Stage 8 of the Tour of California as they raced over Palomar Mountain, here in San Diego. Levi, on Jens Voigt’s wheel, being LeviSTRONG. We rode up Palomar the morning of and reveled in the spectacle that is a bike race. There was the Pope, the […]

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Best Bike Shop in San Diego

January 17, 2009

The best bike shop in San Diego is Bicycle Warehouse, especially the one in Kearney Mesa run by Jeff and Morgan. I’ve been to most of the bike shops in San Diego and I think Bicycle Warehouse head and shoulders above the rest. I’ve been a customer of Bicycle Warehouse ever since I bought my […]

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12m: “Well that sucked!”

December 29, 2008

In a fit of frustration and anger, I picked up a good sized rock and threw it as hard as I could at my bike. The rock bounced off the saddle. I’m surprised it didn’t bounce back and hit me in the head. That’s just the kind of day I was having. All I wanted […]

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The end of my off season

December 2, 2008

I just didn’t feel like writing and now I do. It’s really as simple as that. But just because I wasn’t writing doesn’t mean that the Adventures came to a stop. Since we last got together, I’ve chosen 2009 goals, designed a new training plan, integrated mountain biking into my life and ridden about 1,029 […]

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