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Life with a capital L

BONE ON BONE BUT STILL ROCKING


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.

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September 26, 2014 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (10)


THE JOY OF NOT RACING


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.

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A PERFECT DAY

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.

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September 14, 2013 : Posted In: Downhill,Life with a capital L : Comments (1)


LIVING IN THE SWEET SPOT

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.

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July 25, 2013 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (18)


THE CONNECTION BETWEEN YOGA AND CYCLING

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!

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March 18, 2013 : Posted In: Life with a capital L,Skills/training : Comments (0)


CHASING NUMBERS


Yesterday I hit a personal record for sprint power—stoked!—but the extreme level of stoke got me thinking:

Why are numbers so appealing?

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LEELIKESBIKES IS 10 YEARS OLD!

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.

March 5, 2013 : Posted In: Life with a capital L : Comments (0)


A BIG DAY AT THE BIKE PARK


It’s official: The Bugs are now mountain bikers.

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May 29, 2012 : Posted In: Parenthood! : Comments (13)


RYAN LEECH AND THE CONS OF BEING PRO

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.

May 16, 2012 : Posted In: Life with a capital L : Comments (8)


TACKLING LONG ESSAYS

A little change of pace, but a useful one. Clear writing is one of the most useful—and bankable—skills you can develop.

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