A splat-grinder it was at the Red River Gorge 100 Mountain Bike Race (RRG). I had nothing on the radar and up popped the RRG. After having a solid performance at the 12 hours of Hanson Hills over Labor Day, I felt like I had the fitness. So, I signed up for the 1 speeder […]Read More 1st Single Speed at Red River Gorge 100 MTB Race
Lucky 13 it was…13 laps = 131 miles and 10,500 feet of climbing on the RIP-TASTIC trails of Hanson Hills Recreation Area in Grayling, MI. Jess came along with me this time and provided amazing support. In endurance formats it is a team effort even though you are racing solo. Mucho thanks darling! We drove […]Read More 1st at 12 Hours of Hanson Hills
Funky Times! I got my FUNK on at the Funk Bottoms Gravel Grinder. This was the second time that I have ventured over to the Funk Bottoms. The first time was quite the challenge and the second time didn’t disappoint. It rained an inch or so the day before, so I knew it would be […]Read More Funky Times!!! – 1st Single Speed 100K
It has been quite some time since I have done a 100 mile specific mountain bike race. The Hanson Hills 100 happened to fall at the perfect time with me starting my summer break. I was interested in the course as there happens to be a 24 hour race there in September. I wanted to […]Read More Hanson Hills 100 – 1st Single Speed
It was my 5 days of spring training for 2017 and I thought it would be wise to use the Pisgah Stage Race as the setting, great idea! Yeah, now that it is has come and gone I’m left with one certainty…Pisgah is hard, hard and more hard but fun, fun and more fun! I […]Read More Top 5 Single Speeder at Pisgah Stage Race = 32×19 Torture Fest of Fun!
In my opinion there is no greater satisfaction than building up a bike and having success on it at the races or any other bike adventure. I built up a Lynskey Ridgeline 26″ single speed a few years back with success and since then I have graduated to the 29″ platform, so it was time […]Read More Titanium Single Speed Build
Whoa!!! What a vacation: 42oo mile road trip, pristine camping in Cloudcroft, sunset in the White Sands, 1st at the 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest on the ONE SPEED, lots of green and red chile burritos, a fabulous trek at Tent Rocks and an amazing time bouncing all around New Mexico from one side […]Read More 1st at 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest