Month: May 2012

inside the volcano

Inside the Volcano: Thrihnukagigur Tour

The Thrihnukagigur volcano in Iceland just gave me another reason to visit again: a tour company that takes people down a 400-foot descent into a volcano’s intact magma chamber.

The Thrihnukagigur volcano is 20 minutes from Reykjavik. It last erupted …

Arizona Mountain Bike Racer’s Hanoi Bike Tour

Rich Maines is one of the faster mountain bike racers in Arizona. The guy absolutely flies on a singlespeed.

Even better, Rich makes a strong case for me to label him The Most Interesting Mountain Bike Racer in the World …

Hi Seoul 10k

Hi Seoul 10K Race – A Running Adventure Abroad

Being a large Caucasian guy in South Korea is a weird experience. As I warm up for the Hi Seoul 10K run, a TV news crew fixates on me. The camera sweeps over me. Records every move. Captures every lunge, …

Phoenix Mountain Biking : Grading the Trails

[January 2021: This post about Phoenix mountain biking is pretty old. We’ve had a lot going on trail-wise since this was published 9 years ago. Expect an update soon!]

Phoenix mountain biking offers any rider some hard choices. There’s no …