Monthly Archives: April 2007

For your edification

Bike wheel squirrel feeder. Scott Morris has a great adventure story up from his explorations on the Grand Enchantment Trail. A true connoisseur of hike-a-bike. Enjoy.

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Plesko got 6th at Transiowa! Stories forthcoming; winkwink, nudgenudge… Mr. Nice dnf’d after 200 miles! Damn! 32:16 fixed; damn! Well done gents. Eagerly awaiting the full meal deal.

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KMC scouting trip

Marble canyon, looking east from Navajo Bridge. Scouting trip is done, route is set, que sheet is here. Pre-planning in the past weeks definitely made things more efficient. The final route will be a bit over 120 miles, 55 of … Continue reading

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Off to the Kaibab

For real this time. I hope to explore and determine all the variations on Saturday, clock the road sections on the car odo, and ride at least some of it. Sunday I hope to ride the rest. Scouting and training, … Continue reading

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The many faces of Iowa

Be here. Transiowa v3 beings at 0100 AZ time this weekend. I’ll be up in the Kaibab, asleep in the truck, and when I wake up part of me will be looking forward to this: Iowa has some truly great … Continue reading

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Of note

Things like this get me psyched to go climbing again:As long as you have plenty of caffeinated energy gels to keep you going and fresh batteries in your headlamp, it’s better to train hard, then charge out of the gate … Continue reading

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Today’s riding

The problem with the Switchback? It makes night riding enormously fun, which makes me stay out late, which means that I get to bed later. So, this will be short. Got home and M was off at the laundromat. I … Continue reading

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the Ole Paradigm Shift

Back to that solo mish: now that’s the sort of thing that turns my crank. Why? Because its me and the course and it’s as simple as that. It’s pure. The only external influence on my actions is the wind, … Continue reading

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Plans, Near and Future

First, M absconded with the camera tonight, so no photos. Tomorrow, or not at all. Got in a solid 100 minute run. Didn’t find the trail I was looking for, though in hindsight with a map, now I know where … Continue reading

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You

Bacon, spinach, tomato, Gorgonzola. Delicious.

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