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Reflecting

Today is a great day. I took my bro-in-law out to test his new mtb bike on the singletrack of granite bay. Skies were cloudy, temp in the 80’s and the breeze was slight. After 2 hours in the dirt, the legs are that perfect kind of “relaxed” tired. Now I’m home. The toddler and […]

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I Want to Go to There

Maybe it’s because we’re dead center in the middle of the work week, or possibly it’s because I know my 2nd born is just around the corner and cycling time will soon be more scarce, but today I’ve got the bug. I have a serious craving for the mountain bike. Fortunately for all my bike […]

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The Rash: Tour of Cali & Strava Redemption

Happy Sunday peeps. If there’s a time to geek out on cycling outside of July, this is truly it. Bike month, ATOC, Spring weather. Can’t beat that. Welcome to another edition of “The Rash”. Tour of California 2014 The Tour of California is complete and the level of excitement and competition was outstanding. Hair-raising sprints, […]

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May is Bike Month: Photos Feed

Hey peeps. It’s bike month! …And while, in this past, bike month has been marked by punishing mileage challenges, outlandish bets & even midnight rides (Seriously, there were some shockingly high stakes items on the line), I’m incorporating something new to celebrate our time on the trails: a simple photo feed. From mountain to road and […]

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The Chico Wildflower Century 2014 Highlights + Video

This past weekend was a big one on my ride calendar: Enjoy a  few highlights from one of my favorite rides of the year, the Chico Wildflower Century. The Ride Consistently listed by Bicycling magazine as a Top Ten Century, the Wildflower course offers terrain that is both challenging and scenic. Through the 96 mile […]

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Mountain Biking Folsom Lake: Singletrack to Salmon Falls

Hey Peeps. Yes, I’m well aware that Wildflower is nearly upon us and more base miles on the road are a must, but this weekend the Folsom Lake singletrack came calling and the allure of the fresh spring landscape and the promise of a small adventure proved too great to pass up. That’s right, it […]

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wknd riding

Hey peeps. So when I was gearing up for this past weekend, I fully expected this post would be highly detailed chronicle of the sufferfest that was the Gold Country Fondo. As you can tell, that’s not the case. It turns out the weather had no intentions of agreeing, and even managed to force Big […]

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The Rash: Unwinding

Hey Peeps! Welcome to another edition of “The Rash”. I hope everyone made time for some great riding this past weekend. Myself, I hooked up the GoPro to my brand new helmet mount & hit up a couple local staples before a Santa Cruz excursion this weekend…It was terrific. In this week’s rash:  Salmon Falls […]

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The Rash: Kits, Burns & GoPro Theater

Hey Peeps. Hope everyone is putting the final touches on a short week at the office and ready for some incredible riding this weekend. This past weekend I took the road bike for a quick trip up Deer Valley on Saturday before departing to Chico for much needed cycling excursion. This time in Chico, I […]