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Rookie Mistakes

Saturday, June 13, 2015      11 comments

Part 1: Buy a Fast Bike - Tear the Bike Apart - Rebuild the Bike to go Faster I used to hotrod cars and motorcycles. When I was 8 years-old, I hot-rodded a toilet! I timed how many times the toilet could flushed in minute. I found that... Read more

Run in the Florida Sun

Sunday, May 03, 2015      6 comments

Part 1: Trip to Florida I traveled to Florida in on March 16th to attend a professional symposium. I suspect conference organizers schedule winter events just to sucker people from attending that live cold and snowy places. Read more

Lost Blog: Great Outdoors Part 3 - Are You Trying to Kill Me?

Thursday, January 01, 2015      6 comments

Lost Blog(s) Introduction During the five years that I have been on SparkPeople, I have composed several blogs, that for one reason or another, I never posted. I have decided to post a few of these "Lost Blogs". This blog, "Are you T... Read more

Lost Blog: Great Outdoors Part 2 - Disaster Strikes

Sunday, December 28, 2014      12 comments

Lost Blog(s) Introduction During the five years that I have been on SparkPeople, I have composed several blogs, that for one reason or another, I never posted. I have decided to post a few of these "Lost Blogs". This blog is the secon... Read more

Lost Blog: Great Outdoors Part 1 - Moderately Fit

Saturday, December 27, 2014      9 comments

Lost Blog(s) Introduction During the five years that I have been on SparkPeople, I have composed several blogs, that for one reason or another, I never posted. I have decided to post a few of these "Lost Blogs". The original “Great O... Read more

Lost Blog: I spend most of my money on bikes and beer. The rest I just waste! - deleted sections

Saturday, December 13, 2014      8 comments

Introduction During the five years that I have been on SparkPeople, I have composed several blogs, that for one reason or another, I never posted. I have decided to post a few of the "Lost Blogs". The following lost “blog” is really... Read more

A Few of My Favorite Things

Monday, December 01, 2014      12 comments

Part 1: "I would just DIE!" I had just stepped into the elevator in the lobby of the building where I work. I saw a young woman slowly walking across the lobby heading for the elevator that I had just boarded. She was furiously texting. ... Read more

Just Like Peddling a Bulldozer – Fat Bike Riding in the Snow

Monday, November 17, 2014      19 comments

Part 1: No Offseason Most of my riding buddies have put away their bikes and are doing offseason conditioning. You know, boring stuff like, elliptical trainers, treadmills and indoor cycling. I have a good indoor cycling trainer and an el... Read more

Lost Blog: Weight Loss Gimmicks

Friday, November 07, 2014      13 comments

Introduction During the five years that I have been on SparkPeople, I have composed several blogs, that for one reason or another, I never posted. I have decided to post a few of the "Lost Blogs". Lost Blog: February 9, 2010 - Wei... Read more

Monarch Crest Trail System - Mountain Biking on The Ragged Edge

Monday, September 22, 2014      11 comments

Part 1: Planning an Epic Ride On Wednesday, September 17th, myself and my three mountain biking buddies, Jason Andrew and Steve, lost our collective minds and decided to ride Monarch Crest. More specifically, our plans included: (1)... Read more

Drug Dealers for Bike Junkies - Santa Cruz Bronson Fix

Monday, September 01, 2014      11 comments

Part 1: One Percent Not so long ago, I was thinking a Pivot Mach 6 could be a good addition to my stable. The Pivot Mach 6 is a bonafide mountain ripper. The P... Read more

I spend most of my money on bikes and beer. The rest I just waste!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014      19 comments

Part 1: Bikes, Bikes and More Bikes I just have to face facts. I am a mountain biker. I like the smell of a pine forest. I love the feeling of dropping like a rock down steep trail. I enjoy the challenge of switchbacks and the wonderful f... Read more

Official Fitness Test

Monday, July 28, 2014      12 comments

Part 1: Football Officials Fitness Test Although I am not sure why, I have been a high school football official for 16 years. For the first 14 of those 16 years, the Colorado Football Official Association ("CFOA") pretty much ignored phy... Read more

Of course you hurt, it's supposed to hurt. So keep pedalling!

Monday, July 07, 2014      14 comments

Part 1: A Bicycle is a Unicycle with a Training Wheel When I was 14 years-old I decided I wanted to work on my balance. I bought a Schwinn unicycle with proceeds from my paper route. I had no idea how to ride a unicycle. I had even less ... Read more

Bike Ride Back to the Past

Tuesday, June 24, 2014      10 comments

Part 1: A Little History On January 29th I had reconstructive ankle surgery that took a lot out of me. I was in a cast for 6 weeks, which seemed like an eternity. After the cast came off, I had 8 weeks of physical therapy. I finally go... Read more


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