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
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
‘OO’ (Double-Ought Buckshot), my moniker for this beast. It is a lightweight, single-speed, carbonic-flexing puncher of a machine. I am so looking forward to getting this puncher out on the race courses this year. I expect it to slice and dice the single track in my endurance races over the year and beyond. I have tested […]Read More On One ‘OO’ Single Speed Build
I have been racing and training on the Loaded Precision cockpit (handlebar, stem and seat post) for about a year now. I have been very impressed with it and in fact I just equipped another bike I built up with the same Loaded cockpit. Loaded makes stylishly impressive carbon fiber, lightweight aluminum and titanium […]Read More Loaded Precision Cockpit Review