Archive for August, 2011

Rapha has been doing some great video content over the last few years, especially with their Continental ‘team’. Like the Tour of California, they have ridden many of the stages in the upcoming Tour of Colorado er … “Pro Challenge” (Disclaimer: multiple stages within one race across one region are ‘tours’, not ‘pro challenges’. I […]


For a late summer retreat, we headed down to Crested Butte. It’s honestly one of the last great mountain towns. It’s an amazing place with amazing views and some of the best mountain biking I’ve ever seen. I love the small, but cool Mountain Bike Hall of fame. All in all, it was a great […]


Bannock.

13Aug11

This past weekend was one of my favorite, fastest crits in Colorado. Bannock street criterium. It was fast as always. It was also super hot. Despite living in Arizona and the southwest for the majority of my life, racing in heat has never really been my forte. I was feeling good about 20 minutes in […]


While I was down in Salida nerding out on my road bike, this was happening! Crazy what these guys are pulling off on mountain bikes. I love it that there are bike races happening all over the state on any given weekend. What a great place to live if you like to go fast! Crankworx […]


Salida.

02Aug11

If I could describe this years Salida crit and Colorado State Championship road race in one word, it would be HOT. Seriously, It was blasted hot. 90 degrees feels like 120 at 8,000 ft elevation. Combine that heat with a gasping lack of air and tough courses made for a challenging weekend to say the […]