In retrospect, Maybe finishing that bottle of bourbon last night was a bad idea. Slowly we ooze out of our cold tents at around thenish to find...nothing. Just the sound of the breeze blowing through the trees, and some ravens caw-ing. We take our time making a lavish breakfast, enjoying the scenery, excited … Continue reading Coconino – Day 2
So it begins... Coffee Breakfast burrito Strap a buncha shit to the bikes Check out late Mail shit home Find Bourbon Turn on Garmin Load route Shred After mailing 11 pounds of crap home, and an excessively long search for some whiskey, we turn off the road and into the AZT. Instant grin. I … Continue reading Coconino – Day 1
"Vacation" It's a funny word, that. Just about every person I had told about my plans to ride and camp in the ruthless, poisonous desert for the next two weeks filled my earballs with colorful language like: You're fucking nuts. NOPE. Why the hell would you do that? Sounds like torture. To me it sounded like paradise. … Continue reading Coconino – Day 0
I've had an interesting winter: •200k mixed terrain in CT/Westchester •did my first race (Marty's Fat 50) •bought a fatbike •200k to Bear Mtn. and back on the new fatbike •raced again with the fatbike (D&L Fat Epic 80) •250k mixed terrain loop on Hypnotoad •80k climby gravel jawn Theres a good amount of blog-worthy … Continue reading The next chapter
It's 1:47 AM, and Sanctuary by Infinity Shred is playing on my phone, building to a dramatic crescendo. I've had maybe 3 hours of sleep, and today I'm taking a loaded 54lb singlespeed tractor ~90 miles with some 7000ft of climbing. Most would recoil in horror at the thought but I'm already so amped up … Continue reading RingRam Brovet
A Mixed terrain 200k road ride around the NYC Metro area
Hello, Is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me. Is there anyone at home?