I’ve always preferred chasing to being chased. That’s why when I saw how close the pack was to reeling in Tom Danielson as they neared the finish of Stage 3 of the US Pro Cycling Challenge, I felt for him. I was sure he was going to be caught. read more>>>
I pulled out the GoPro last weekend while mountain biking in Fruita. Here’s a little clip I put together from a ride with Philip, Troy and Wheaton, down the 18 Road luge-course known as the Kessel Run.
It’s set to music from the Boulder-based band The Amends. Their first, self-titled album was released earlier [...]
And here they come with less than 1km to go. The leaders-- Tee Jay Van Garderen, Tom Danielson, Javier Acevedo, George Hincapie and Eduard Beltran, pictured here from right to left, finished in front.
In what was one of the coolest new events to come to Aspen, the second stage of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge finished in town Wednesday. The 130+ mile course started in Gunnison and climbed over Cottonwood Pass before heading to Aspen via Independence Pass, where a reported 3000+ fired up spectators lined the road to the summit, giving it a feel akin to an Alps stage of the Tour de France. Christy and I weren’t able to be up there, so we watched from town and were completely blown away by the whole thing. Having watched hundreds of cycling race stages on television through the years, it was entirely new and totally impressive to see these top riders blast by in person. Hopefully it’s just the first of what becomes an annual event. read more>>>
A group of us headed to Fruita for a few days of mountain biking recently. Here’s a clip I put together from a ride down Zippity Do Da, up at 18 Road. Check out Craig’s broken frame 38 seconds into it. Bummer.
I wanted to take the opportunity to thank everyone who donated in support of me in the Wapiyapi Classic. Donations easily eclipsed the $200 requested and by the day of the ride, $811 had been pledged through my fund raising page to help children with [...]
Camp Wapiyapi, a Colorado based non-profit “offering hope and support to families with childhood cancer” needs our help. On Sunday September 26th, in what will hopefully become an annual event, the Wapiyapi Classic charity bike ride will take place here in Aspen to do just that.