Posts by Category: Travel

Meet Your Maker Tour

Meet Your Maker Tour

Let’s keep this one simple: Builders in Northern California have been holding a series of rides called the “Meet Your Maker Tour.” It’s a chance to meet and ride with some ...

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The Day You Don’t Want to End

The Day You Don’t Want to End

We’re at an uneasy place with our heroes. Even without the benefit of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the landscape of our understanding of professional bike racing in the last 20 ...

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Brian’s CTR Adventure

  As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, “So Cool, So Psycho,” Brian Vaughn, the Chief Endurance Officer of GU is undertaking the Colorado Trail Race. This event sounds so ...

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The SPY Belgian Waffle Ride

Some months ago I made plans to join my friends for a little ride down in North County San Diego, the SPY Belgian Waffle Ride. SPY’s CEO, Michael Marckx is both someone I’ve been able ...

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CicLAvia

CicLAvia, the cycling event that shuts down a few miles of downtown Los Angeles streets, was held yesterday to an enthusiastic crowd. An estimated 100,000 people attended, most riding bikes, but ...

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Levi’s Gran Fondo: the Ride

There was a moment on Friday night when I had a rather minor, if sheepish epiphany. It came as I watched the premiere of “The Levi Effect” during an interview with Levi and he spoke ...

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Haleakala

There are those words that are their own definition, that beg understanding as they roll off the tongue. Haleakala is a word of binary importance. Either it means nothing to you because ...

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The Transfăgărășan Highway

The north side of Romania’s Transfăgărășan Highway I’m back home, finally, from nearly three weeks on the road, most of which was accompanied by Internet access that ranged between ...

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RAGBRAI: The Team Bus

I’m going to go out on a limb, if a very short one, and suggest that there’s not a cycling event on the planet whose participants exhibit more humor in the approach to the ride than ...

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