Tag Archives: Mountain Biking

New Zealand Part I: Caves, cows, sheep and mountain biking

Most conventional itineraries to New Zealand from the United States usually fly across the Pacific from either LA or San Francisco, with a relatively short 11-13 hour flight straight to Auckland.  But, as you’ve probably guessed by now, I usually … Read More Here

Demo Day 2 at Interbike

The second and final day of the Outdoor Demo Day’s here at Interbike promised to be pretty packed – as most folks end up coming in for a day of outdoor action, followed by a few days of indoor action … Read More Here

Braving the mountain ledge bike bus…Interbike style

When Interbike moves to Anaheim next year in August, I’m fairly certain the attendees won’t find anything like the below.  That’s unfortunate, as I think it’s scenes like this that really make Interbike a truly unique event – something different … Read More Here

Wet and Snowy Saturday, Muddy Buddy Sunday

Since the weather first shifted towards snow on Saturday, I was pretty jazzed.  I like snow, lots of it.  And even though the Washington DC has no useful hills (Read: Nothing to ski down or chairs to ride back up), … Read More Here

Steaks, Mud and the Track

With training in ‘off-season’ mode for a few weeks, I find myself with plenty of extra time.  I wandered to the pool early Friday evening and bumbled around a bit doing about 2,300 yards.  Nothing significant, a few sets of … Read More Here

Weekend Wrap-up

First off – Friday night I finally got my act together and registered for next year’s Nation’s Triathlon (an Olympic distance event).  Given my enjoyment at this past year’s event, I added it to my schedule for next (err…this) year.  … Read More Here

My poor mountain bike

When I bought the ‘Black Diamond’ some 12-15 years ago to deliver the local hometown newspaper on a short 2.2 mile route – it had no idea what was in store for it.  It must thought life was grand splashing … Read More Here