Finally!

It only took me two years, but I was finally able to sit still long enough to move this site.  I began this endeavor more than 12 years ago.  I was around long before the others, but decided that making a living was a better idea than just riding and being hungry. I was an idiot. I’ve been riding a bike since I was 4 years old.  That was in the very early days of…

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Fallen Hero. Really?

From 1999 to 2005 Lance Armstrong reigned supreme over the cycling world. He was the winner of the longest, greatest, and best known cycling race in the world. The Tour de France was the pinnacle of his career. Now with the decision by the UCI to strip him of his seven tour titles, and ban him for life from cycling, it is a sad day for the sport, and a sad day for American athletes.…

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No Balls Left

When I first moved to Colorado Springs in 1994, I went to a bike shop, bought a Pike’s Peak Atlas and started my quest to ride every trail on the map.  I almost completed it too, finding that many of the trails weren’t really mountain bike friendly or I didn’t have the skills to ride them.  Then over the course of the next couple of years, I got stronger. I was able to ride things that before,…

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