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My Secret Leadville Plan

August 2, 2010
My Secret Leadville Strategy

I finished the 2009 Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race in 11 hours and 24 minutes, and I have to say I am rather proud of that. This 100-mile MTB race is aptly nicknamed “Race Across the Sky” for starting above 10,000’ and topping out well over 12,000’. It took everything I had to finish […]

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Best day on a snowboard

March 11, 2009

I spent all last week with my family in Mammoth Lakes snowboarding, hanging out and generally having one heck of a good time. I managed to get 7 consecutive days on my brand new snowboard which began to feel like I was in a stage race. So why am I writing about snowboarding on my […]

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Yellow Bike Takes the Win!

February 1, 2009

The pace was controlled up to kilometer zero where the two riders began the race. Yellow Bike took an early lead. He quickly got the gap with only a little bit of wobbling and weaving. Orange Bike followed at a safe distance. Authors note: This is really an account of me riding five miles around […]

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Aden rides a bike

January 13, 2009

Aden had his training wheels removed yesterday.  He’s pretty stoked, as is Dad. Get the Flash Player to see this content.

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5m: That Apple Didn’t Fall Far

January 1, 2009

Donald’s stories about riding with his son inspired me to ride with my seven year old daughter. She’s asked me several times to ride together, but I never made it happen because I was worried she was more enamored with the idea than the actual riding. But after seeing all the fun Donald had, I […]

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