The answer is the Aravaipa Jangover Ride. The question is, what race starts just a few hours after a long work week and goes … Read the rest
Recap: The 2019 Tour de Scottsdale
This was the big year of my big comeback to the 70-mile course of the Tour de Scottsdale. That was the plan.
Back in … Read the rest
Recap: 2018 Tour De Tucson
The 2018 Tour de Tucson started to go pear-shaped for me about 20 minutes before the start.
As I walked my bike toward the start, … Read the rest
Recap of El Tour de Tucson 2017
Within a few miles of starting El Tour De Tucson 2017 a few weeks ago, a mantra came to me out of the blue. It … Read the rest
Recap: Prescott 6’er Mountain Bike Race
For the past year, I’ve ridden about 90 percent of my mountain bike miles on a belt-drive singlespeed (first a Raleigh XXIX, then a Domahidy … Read the rest
24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest Race Report – Pedal With Warriors Team
Back in the old days, I worked at Adventure Bicycle Company in Mesa with this guy named Chad Hummer. He could race really damn fast, … Read the rest
Recap: 6 Hours in the Papago
My training plan for the 6 Hours in the Papago mountain bike race wasn’t a winner: A month before the race, I came down with … Read the rest
Riding the Tour De Scottsdale
After a more than 10-year hiatus from road-biking tour events, I made my return at the 2016 Tour de Scottsdale. In the meantime, I’ve ticked … Read the rest
The Mountain Bike That Changed Everything
There’s one mountain bike that made my life better.
It didn’t have any carbon fiber or hydraulic disc brakes. Its only suspension was my arms … Read the rest
The Warrior Dash – 9 Good Things to Know
LOOKING FOR TIPS AND “HOW TO” INFO FOR THE WARRIOR DASH” SEE THIS UPDATED POST!
So who out there did the Warrior Dash”
An Average Racer’s View of the Fat Tire 40
It’s better to challenge yourself and come in last than it is to sandbag your way to victory. That said, I didn’t come in last … Read the rest
Fat Tire 40 MTB Race: Great Fun, Lots of Challenge
The course for the Fat Tire 40 at McDowell Mountain is clearly the work of a leather-clad masochistic dungeon master who moonlights as a dentist. … Read the rest
Scenes from Arizona – White Tank Whirlwind
I had a good excuse for not racing the White Tank Whirlwind – the previous weekend, I suffered through a rainy, windy Kona Bikes 24 … Read the rest
Racing is a Gas at Old Pueblo
Here’s a little funny from the Kona Bikes 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo:
I’m riding along on my first lap of Sunday morning.
Scenes from Arizona: 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo
There are lots of lessons on my mind now that it’s the day after the 2011 Kona Bikes 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo.… Read the rest
Images from Avondale, Ariz. – 2011 Hedgehog Hustle
UPDATE: See my report on Examiner.com for a race recap.
Today, I made a trip out to Estrella Mountain Regional Park in Avondale, Ariz., to … Read the rest
Scenes from Fountain Hills, Ariz. – The McDowell Meltdown
EDIT: If you’ve come here looking for photos of yourself, I probably have about 100 other shots. Let me know your race number and I’ll … Read the rest
An American Runs Iceland – Reykjavik Midnight Run 10K
I can now say that I’m officially a world-class athlete: I was the first American finisher in a race abroad.
I admit it’s a stretch … Read the rest