Eurobike 2013

Eurobike 2013

This was my third trip to Friedrichshafen, Germany for Eurobike, arguably the largest bike show on the planet. It is easily 3x larger than Interbike, which is in Vegas and this year, is expanding to the Mandalay Bay on the strip. Eurobike is held in the Messe, aka the...
Crater Lake 1000k

Crater Lake 1000k

Crater lake 1000 Somewhere up in the redwoods near Santa Cruz, Steve urges me to join him and Tom up in Oregon for the Crater Lake 1000k. If we complete the randonnee, we would earn the RUSA cup. The cup! The cup! You need to earn that thing. Ok. What is it? I ask. I...
BWR = BRE

BWR = BRE

In May, I rode the Texas Stampede and while on the ride I spoke to a few Seattle rando-pals about London Edinburgh London (LEL), which I had gotten into by lottery. “Oh, you’d be crazy to ride LEL”, they said, “It rains the entire time.” “How do you feel about...
Stampeding Through Texas

Stampeding Through Texas

I can be a bit impulsive. I have lots of shoes and own more bikes than I can ride in a week. I said yes to London Edinburgh London on a whim and then got in. I decided to do the Stampede because it fit better into my schedule for LEL in July. But after our fleche on...
Vegas to LA

Vegas to LA

I’ll tell ya right now, the ride was Epic. I am on the hunt for different rides to do this year, just wanting to do different things, keepin it fresh, and adventurous. With that in mind, Willy Nevin emailed me. Check this out! A 600k! Vegas to LA! It follows the...
15 Miles of Devil mud

15 Miles of Devil mud

For the last month or so in between long rides on the weekend, I’ve been getting out on my cross bike to do short rides on local single-track. It’s been quite a lot of fun to do them because while I am in an urban environment, I kinda feel like I’m...