Posted in June 2018

Of Riding and Racing

Last weekend I stepped up to the plate and tackled my first MTB race in Colorado. Talk about nerve-wracking! So many unknowns- the state of my fitness and skill level (especially coming from Illinois), new terrain for me, unfamiliar competition and that whole altitude thing. I had learned about the Winter Park series (Epic Singletrack Series … Continue reading

The Big 4-0

I remember when my dad turned 40. It was kind of a big deal- black decor, a big sign on the garage and probably lots of good-natured teasing.  “Over the hill” sounded downright ominous to a kid. As you get older, the mere thought of 40 is enough to make you cringe (“EW, that’s sooooo … Continue reading