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Shad Mika
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Cuore kits are the bomb.
The store is now open. New Suffer Better cycling jerseys and bibs. Get yours at: https://www.cuore.ch/shop/us/en/Suffer-Better/1. Ride the words and help support People for Bikes (http://www.peopleforbikes.org/) -10% of sales...
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Check out this cool episode: https://itun.es/us/RQht_.c?i=373988754 if you want your own #SufferBetter gear use code sbsm20s for 20% off at SufferBetter.com
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Awesome weekend escaping the heat and heading up to Leadville with the dogs. Not a lot of running or training happening but did get at least 5-9 miles each of the 3 days I was up there. Just a lot of reading, drinking, and ...
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Hell of a weekend, last week. One of the best 4ths I have had in years. Went to The Dead & Company concert (thanks Neal!) and drank $14 beers. The Dead were so much better than last time I saw them 7 years ago, but any ban...
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Well thought I better at least put something up so at least photos are out there for everyone to see. It seems to me that it is getting harder and harder to get motivated write race reports anymore. They seem to all go like...
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One of the reasons I track Colorado Breweries that I visit.
Over a few months this past winter, my friend Nick and I pedaled to a dozen different diners in Denver…
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New Suffer Better Kits!
The store is now open. New Suffer Better cycling jerseys and bibs. Get yours at: https://www.cuore.ch/shop/us/en/Suffer-Better/1 . Ride the words and help support People for Bikes ( http://www.peopleforbikes.org/ ) -10% of sales go to that great group to su...
The store is now open. New Suffer Better cycling jerseys and bibs. Get yours at: https://www.cuore.ch/shop/us/en/Suffer-Better/1. Ride the words and help support People for Bikes (http://www.peopleforbikes.org/) -10% of sales...
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Love Me Some Summer Time in Colorado
I think the photos below will explain why I have a hard time ever imagining leaving the great state of Colorado, I love that I can basically go on vacation at will.  Took a few days off work and went down to the San Juan Mountains in Southwest Colorado for ...
I think the photos below will explain why I have a hard time ever imagining leaving the great state of Colorado, I love that I can basically go on vacation at will. Took a few days off work and went down to the San Juan Moun...
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Leadville Weekend
Awesome weekend escaping the heat and heading up to Leadville with the dogs.  Not a lot of running or training happening but did get at least 5-9 miles each of the 3 days I was up there.  Just a lot of reading, drinking, and watching friends bike and/or run...
Awesome weekend escaping the heat and heading up to Leadville with the dogs. Not a lot of running or training happening but did get at least 5-9 miles each of the 3 days I was up there. Just a lot of reading, drinking, and ...
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4th of July Weekend.
Hell of a weekend, last week.  One of the best 4ths I have had in years.  Went to The Dead & Company concert (thanks Neal!) and drank $14 beers.  The Dead were so much better than last time I saw them 7 years ago, but any band would be with John Mayer takin...
Hell of a weekend, last week. One of the best 4ths I have had in years. Went to The Dead & Company concert (thanks Neal!) and drank $14 beers. The Dead were so much better than last time I saw them 7 years ago, but any ban...
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Bighorn 100 Photo Blog
Well thought I better at least put something up so at least photos are out there for everyone to see.  It seems to me that it is getting harder and harder to get motivated write race reports anymore.  They seem to all go like this--- I trained, I showed up,...
Well thought I better at least put something up so at least photos are out there for everyone to see. It seems to me that it is getting harder and harder to get motivated write race reports anymore. They seem to all go like...
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Pretty awesome day playing in the high country followed by a hike in the Boulder hills, 18 total miles and about 5000ft of vertical between the two. More than I should have done 5 days before Bighorn but at least it was all ...
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Suffering is one thing; knowing how to suffer is quite another.
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Suffering is one thing; knowing how to suffer is quite another.
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Grand Island, Nebraska - Littleton, Colorado - Sidney, Nebraska - Grand Island, Nebraska - Johnstown, Colorado - Loveland, Colorado - Brighton, Colorado - Fort Collins, Colorado - Niwot, Colorado - Lakewood, Colorado - Boulder, Colorado
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New Suffer Better Kits!
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The store is now open. New Suffer Better cycling jerseys and bibs. Get yours at: https://www.cuore.ch/shop/us/en/Suffer-Better/1. Ride the w

4th of July Weekend.
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Hell of a weekend, last week. One of the best 4ths I have had in years. Went to The Dead & Company concert (thanks Neal!) and drank $14 beer

Bighorn 100 Photo Blog
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Well thought I better at least put something up so at least photos are out there for everyone to see. It seems to me that it is getting hard

Sunday Fun Day....
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Pretty awesome day playing in the high country followed by a hike in the Boulder hills, 18 total miles and about 5000ft of vertical between

2 Week Catchup
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Quick photo catch-up of the last 2 weeks. Been a crazy last 2 weeks. Instead of writing race reports I thought I would just do a photo blog

May Numbers
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Better month than I expected it be when I ran the report today. I did not think that I ran that much mileage wise. Not only was I surprised

Collegiate Peaks 50
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I got the honor of being asked to run with Rebecca for her first 50 miler and of course I jumped that opportunity. Not only would I get the

Boston Marathon- What the hell is there to say?
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Well I have been putting this blog post off for a while now and have actually written it twice only to delete it. I think just because I exc

Almost Go TIme
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In 24 hours from when I am typing this I will be crossing the start line of the Boston Marathon. Almost go time. Been struggling with the ra

2 Weeks To Go- Boston Thoughts
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Think this is a great theme song for me leading into Boston this year considering everything that is has happened the past 4 to 5 months. It

March Check In
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Not quite the month I was shooting for leading up to Boston but I will take it. I was hoping to be more in the range of 340ish miles instead

Salida Marathon
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Awesome day!! First time running this one and I plan on going back. Great course with lots of fun single track and great company. I can't be

February Check In
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Quick check in and thoughts on February's numbers. First the numbers. As I have said in the past, the first 4 months of 2016 is all about ge

Moab Redhot Weekend
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What a fun and great weekend! I needed that get away. Was going to type up long race report but just can't find the motivation and/or time t

How I spend my evenings now.
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Had a couple of thoughts I wanted to put down just because. Sitting here going through another webinar and I realized how this is pretty muc

Solid 2016 Kick Off
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Looking at the total hours this month makes me almost wish I was training for Leadman again. Solid month to kick off the year, even though I

Why The Hell Not?
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Two in one year? Well this will be a first for me.

No LT100 MTB
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Guess doing just this bike this year is not in the cards for me this year, at least now I am free to stand at the dam all day and yell at ev

2015- A Quick Review
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What a year it was on the playing and racing front. I owe so many people a thanks many times over for the support that I was given this year