I first met Bergur a couple years ago in my travels to Iceland. Born and bred Icelander, this dude gets after it. He is one of the few people who humor my “bad ideas”, then tops them with his own. Continue reading Be Like Bergur
The Colorado trail is, without a doubt, one of the most amazing linkups of singletrack in the mountains you will ever experience. The section from Silverton to Durango holds a special place in my heart. Nearly 2 decades ago, it introduced this punk kid from New York to what REAL mountains were. It got me hooked, and I have chased that big mountain high ever since. Continue reading ColoRADo trail race in 30 minutes
It wasn’t all bad. The prevailing theme for the Internet’s end-of-year thinkpieces is pretty clear. Everyone thinks 2016 was a bust, pointing to the election Continue reading 2016: And that, as they say, was that
I woke up this morning and wanted to ride bikes. To be fair, I wake up every morning and want to ride bikes, but today Continue reading Pulled 90 Miles Out of My Ass Today
Bikes and beers. Some folks get, some folks don’t. These kids get it. Continue reading Because Bikes and Beers
My office Holiday party was last night. Many of you are probably going to one soon if you haven’t already. Maybe it’s tonight even. What Continue reading Go ahead, be that guy.
I took a little point and shoot 35mm film camera on the ride with me and recently I revisited the photos. I didn’t care much for them when I first got back so I just put them in a stack with all the other mediocre photos. But looking back at them now, they evoke so many great memories. I feel these images, in all their grainy imperfection, really capture the vast emptiness of the highlands and some of the dramatic beauty of the Icelandic landscape. Continue reading Analog Iceland
Seriously though, it’s not like the fucking world is coming to an end. Well for a bit I thought it was, but that was before Continue reading Good doin’ in a time of no good.
What the hell just happened? I blinked and another year has gone by. It’s November again and that means it’s time for us to lift Continue reading Happy Drunkcyclist Day! – Time to Find the Time.
“One final paragraph of advice: do not burn yourselves out. Be as I am – a reluctant enthusiast…a part-time crusader, a half-hearted fanatic… Continue reading Tuesdays with Dirty: Outlive the Bastards
…and it got me thinking. Shit happens. You’re living the dream, bombing a downhill in the big ring. Wind at your back with a setting sun, pure Continue reading Left Hell for Coffee Filters
Plans were made the night before, at the movies in the park. The movies weren’t very good but the sour beers were on special. I tried to drink the movies entertaining but it didn’t work. No big deal, the sour beers were on special. Continue reading Hair of the Trail Dog