Monthly Archives: April 2008

2008 RAWROD: Take it Easy

Last Saturday, I did something I have never done before. For the first time since I have begun riding about fifteen years ago, I embarked on 100-mile mountain bike ride with no objective other ...

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I Like Candy

Let me tell you about my hometown: Alpine, Utah. It has one gas station. It does not have a grocery store. For restaurants, you have your choice between Dmitri’s Pizza and a Hogi Yogi (a ...

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Weekend Predictions

In two days (that’s 48 hours for those of you who use the metric system), I’ll be riding in Kenny’s 2008 RAWROD — Ride Around White Rim in One Day. I can hardly wait. This ...

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Expensive Error

There’s a terrific singletrack network — Corner Canyon, in Draper, Utah — that is almost ridiculously convenient in its location. It is literally on my way home from work, so I ...

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Against the Wind

Saturday morning looked perfect. No need for tights, no need for long sleeves. Finally — finally! — I was getting out on a road ride. Solo, with my iPod loaded with a mix of Boingo, ...

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How to Help Someone Buy a Bike

As an avid cyclist, you have no doubt noticed that you have become the go-to guy for everyone you know whenever they have a bicycle-related question. They will come to you when they have a flat ...

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Near Misses

A Note from Fatty: This post, rescued from my MSN Spaces archive, was originally published October 19, 2005. One thing all cyclists — and nobody else in the world — know is that road biking and ...

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Desperate Measures

A week from today, I’m heading down to Moab for Kenny’s annual epic RAWROD event. You know what this means? I’ll tell you what it means: Beer-boiled, grilled brats with mustard ...

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