A lot of you have heard me whine about my shoulders. Yesterday we got more bad news, and some good news, and we’re trying something new.
Last weekend was a big deal in Winter Park, CO. You had the Air Downhill, the Enduro World Series, the Slopestyle, some cross country and more I’m sure.
I didn’t compete at all. It felt strange, but it was good.
Today I shared DH shuttle rides with a bunch of dudes in the hills above Florence, Italy. Them: No English. Me: No Italian. But we did reach a consensus.
As you might know, fun happens at the intersection of challenge and skill. Today I found the sweet spot on the Whale Tail at Valmont Bike Park.
Here’s a nice note from last weekend’s high school MTB coach training in Utah.
If you get into your wife’s yoga, maybe she’ll get into your biking!
Yesterday I hit a personal record for sprint power—stoked!—but the extreme level of stoke got me thinking:
Why are numbers so appealing?
Too bad I learned this when my 10-year domain registration expired, but everything’s working again and all is good.
10 years ago I had some bike stories to tell, so I whipped up a little site for my friends Now I have almost 40,000 friends each month.
Thanks everyone for your support!
Big things are afoot. Stay tuned.
It’s official: The Bugs are now mountain bikers.
So much wisdom in this nsmb.com story by Ryan Leech. I swear an entire essay can be written about each paragraph. Brilliant illustrations too.
Check out Ryan Leech and the Cons of Being Pro.
Even if you’re not a pro rider, you might identify with some of the struggles Leech talks about. I sure do.
A little change of pace, but a useful one. Clear writing is one of the most useful—and bankable—skills you can develop.