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Grasshopper Old Caz: The Revenge

50 miles on a CX bike. What’s the worst that could happen? Last year, in search of a “favorite race of the year,” or even a “best day on the bike, ever,” I set off on the legendary Old Cazadero … Continue reading

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CYCLOCROSS! The 24 Hour Comic Book (aka The Little Golden Book of Cross)

Update – 10.15.2010 Thanks everyone! I’m really thrilled at the feedback I’ve gotten on the comic, and I never expected that this many people would ever see it. All the kind words I’ve gotten really mean a lot. What I’ve … Continue reading

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Two ways to ride in Santa Cruz

I went out to Santa Cruz to check out the parcours for the race next weekend. Here’s the view from the bottom of the hill: In any case, the climb itself isn’t rocket science – Flat at the base, gradually … Continue reading

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Back on the Road

Well, I guess you could say I never left the road. In fact, I’ve been getting precious little dirt riding in, outside of what I take on with the road bike or the occasional jaunt on the Axis of Evil. … Continue reading

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East Bay Alleycross

Boy, this race was such serious business that I didn’t even take a photo till I was finished! And  I didn’t get any photos from before the race, either, because I showed up five minutes before the starting gun, cyclocross-style. … Continue reading

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A flat ride, except when it wasn’t…

So I had been off the bike all week… I was none too happy about that. Plus the weather was nice, so I went out to try and get some nice hours in the saddle. Because five-hour training rides are … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa Creek Road

A few weeks ago, I found myself in Cambria to help my parents move out of their second house. I brought the RB-1, so while I was there, I took a ride on the legendary Santa Rosa Creek Road. The … Continue reading

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Exploring Los Gatos’ Hills to Nowhere

After the past few rides on my Six13, it was far filthier than my ‘cross bike. So, Saturday morning I spent way longer than I should have making that baby shine good enough to park in front of any Los … Continue reading

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Old Cazadero Grasshopper… Sort of

This is a Ride Report for the 2010 Grasshopper Adventure Series #1: Old Cazadero, 1/30/2010 • Most photos are in the flickr set • See my GPS shame in Garmin Connect Normally I wouldn’t consider a day like today to … Continue reading

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Electronic Breadcrumbs Enabled

The way I figure it, the time I spent manually recreating all my cycling routes after the ride, just to see what they look like, totally justified the purchase of a GPS unit. And purchase one I did. As of … Continue reading

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