Tagged with mountain biking

2014 Shenandoah Mountain 100

2014 Shenandoah Mountain 100

“Sometimes in mountain biking, you just need to eat a raw egg,” Marc said to me race morning when I discovered that I somehow messed up hard boiling eggs and very much under cooked them. I did not eat the raw egg that day. Sometimes everything just sort of falls apart, but then sometimes it all … Continue reading

Adventures at Wolf Gap

Adventures at Wolf Gap

Unsure of what I was getting myself into, I sped down I-66 to meet some friends to carpool our way to a part of the George Washington National Forrest that I had never been to before–Wolf Gap. I didn’t know what to expect. Well, I expected rocks, but I had no idea how big they would be, or … Continue reading

Hoo-Ha XC Race Report

Hoo-Ha XC Race Report

I had been looking forward to the Hoo-Ha for quite a while, but as it was approaching, the sh*t was hitting the fan in many other areas of life. The landlord side of me had a vacant apartment to deal with earlier in May, the proposal manager side of me had a big proposals popping … Continue reading

To the Moon: Blackwater Classic

To the Moon: Blackwater Classic

Every once in a while I wonder why I think it is a good idea to learn how to ride my bike over things that normal people would not think about riding a bike over, like lots of giant rocks. I’m not some daredevil type of person. I’m a cautious ‘fraidy cat. It doesn’t really make … Continue reading