2019 Windy 500 wrap-up


511 miles. 10,613 ft of elevation. 4 days of awesome. That’s the facts. Now the fluff… The Windy 500 (AKA: “The Windy”) is now 9 years old. In total, we’ve covered 4,594 miles (New York to Los Angeles and back) and climbed 105,704 feet (20+ miles straight up). For reference, the “Death Zone” begins atContinue reading “2019 Windy 500 wrap-up”

Windy 500 2017 wrap-up


Yeah, that just happened. The Windy 500 just became the most spectacular thing ever. And you weren’t there. It was Sofa King awesome, that it may never eclipse itself. Like Leo Sayer singing with Barry Gibb AND Justin Timberlake. Or donut wrapped hot dogs. It was that good. We may as well all put onContinue reading “Windy 500 2017 wrap-up”

2011 Accountability… Are You In??


“Disappointment weighs heavy on the pride.” – Mike Howerton No New Year’s resolutions for me.  No mileage goals. No fad diets, no promises to do X, Y or Z this year.  That’s all crappy, crap-crap. Thought I’d put my “intentions” down in writing though, so I can remind myself daily: Keep riding… a lot.  More than 2010.Continue reading “2011 Accountability… Are You In??”

Welcome to Hell boys!


5 rides in the last 60 hours.  Not too much mileage overall, but it feels like I’ve just worked, ridden and slept (a little) this week. Yesterday’s monthly Networking Ride went off as usual.  We picked a set route and then varied from it, separating the group and losing a person or 2 in theContinue reading “Welcome to Hell boys!”