Firecracked > redemption on the Sourdough

July 4th…. last year I was home hanging with my newborn niece and lil buddy Peyton along with the family.  This year, we stayed in Colorado and with that came an opportunity to race the Firecracker 50.  A race I’ve always wanted to do.  Long history to it and some super fun trails. I had raced [...]

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Recapping

Photos say a thousand words and I’m too lazy to type out a real blog post… So here’s the past few weeks   Wednesday Night Short Tracking, the CU team puts on this event every week.  30 minutes of pure pain – Photo: Donny W Ute Valley Pro XCT in Colorado Springs.  Racing with the big dogs, [...]

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Cracking

Ah, where did I leave off.  Yes, I was heading off to the Teva Games in Vail.  Well after a good weekend of riding over memorial day, seems I didn’t have too much for Teva.  The rib was hurting pretty good and just couldn’t seem to get the legs moving at all and bagged the race.   [...]

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Grinding

About two weeks ago raced the super fun Gowdy Grinder  race course up in Wyoming (full recap here on Epic Pro).  Great race course with some awesome competition.  Was very excited to kick off the 2012 XC race season with a solid top 5 finish (someone got DQ’d?).  Form was good and I learned a good bit [...]

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Onward & Upward

Training has been moving well and fitness has been moving forward the last few weeks.  Whiskey 50 was not only the kick start of the race season, but also a good kick in the pants to get some hard training in and keep moving forward with fitness.  The reality that the race season is truly [...]

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Ned Shred

Lil video from the ride in Nederland, CO with my teammates Chris Baddick & Jordan Williford. We managed a great day on the bike and just ducked the oncoming snow storms. Perfect trail conditions (except for all the trees that were down). Loads of smiles all day long…

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On the road

 Seems like forever since I’ve really been able to sit down and type something up for the ol’ blog.  Apologies after I’ve literally been on the road  for 4 out of every 7 days for the last 3 weekends.  It’s finally good to just sit home and do nothing.  The dogs are finally starting to [...]

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Home

Home…Good ol’ Upstate New York.  It’s not often that I get to pack up and head home for an extended weekend.  I wasn’t originally planning on heading back east, it’s not like I can just jump in the car and drive there quickly.  But, Bridget and Lake had plans to head back for Spring break [...]

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DIRT!

Wooooo freaking hoo!  I finally got to put some fat tires to dirt this weekend.  Thank to Alders for loaning me a bike.  Though it was of the little wheeled kind, I was so stoked to get out there and ride. Saturday was spend with Scott Upton and John G.  Rolled a bunch of dirt [...]

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Still no dirt

Temperatures have been unreal here for March, 70 degrees and perfect blue sky’s.  I’m thirsting for Dirt, like a Heroin addict during withdrawal; I need my fix soon or going to go crazy.  Trails are opening up and everyone else is out riding mountain bikes!  Watching the World Cup XCO Opener from RSA on the [...]

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