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
Bikes and beers. Some folks get, some folks don’t. These kids get it. Continue reading Because Bikes and Beers
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
I have developed a soft spot for Sotol over the years and West Texas/Chihuahua is the place to find it. In all its peppery, smokey gut rotting goodness. I love every drop. Continue reading The booze don’t care.
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
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
I went for a ride and I found all these Pokémons: Continue reading Tuesdays with Dirty: Pokémon Hunting
To me, it is a simple answer. A cyclist is a person who rides a bicycle. But somewhere along the way we have lost sight of this simplicity and started breaking into different tribes. Continue reading Tuesdays with Dirty: On Being a Cyclist
I first met Dr Jimi while standing next to a barrel of sake at a singlespeed party in Japan. I knew instantly that he was one of Continue reading Dr. Jimi does Cairns
This week is kind of a big deal for me. For the first time in over a year, I have no plans. Zero. Not a Continue reading Snail Mail Bag