23 Things I Thought About While Riding Yesterday

The ride: Chimney Gulch, Golden, Colorado. Temp: around 50 degrees. Wind: howling with gusts at least 40 mph. Start time: 5:07 PM. Finish: 7:03 PM. Vertical climbed: 1,735 feet. Total miles:7.05 miles. __________________ Thoughts, in no apparent order: 1. Dammit, it’s cold. 2. I can’t believe I forgot my socks and have to ride inContinue reading “23 Things I Thought About While Riding Yesterday”

The 401 in Crested Butte

Rode all the way up on the 401 Trail, a Colorado classic. The view: gorgeous. The trail: thin singletrack, tall wildflowers just past their flourish of color and beauty. The pitch toward the end: wicked steep. The pain: tremendous. The riding time: around five hours. That night’s sleep: ocean deep. The quick scene, w/dialogue: AContinue reading “The 401 in Crested Butte”