Tag Archives: Yuri Hauswald

Connection

Connection

Dirty Kanza champions are of a piece. They are gritty, tenacious and down to earth. There’s something in Dirty Kanza that weeds out all but the stoic. And for reasons that I can see and ...

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I Ride for Her

It’s not our habit to post promo videos made by bike companies. I won’t go into the reasons why, but Salsa’s film, “I Ride for Her” is different. Just give it a ...

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The Paceline Podcast #71

The Paceline Podcast #71

Patrick is back from Dirty Kanza and while there may be no place like home, he says there’s no place quite like Emporia. Fatty is away on business, so it’s the duo of Pattie and ...

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Town Support

Town Support

I’ve traveled all over the country to do cycling events. I’ve done events that were better than their reputation, and some that were much worse than theirs. I’ve ridden in town ...

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Lost in the Toiyabe

Lost in the Toiyabe

Yuri Hauswald, known in some circles as Salty the Yeti, or the Community Development Manager for GU, also happens to be a pro mountain biker (and Dirty Kanza champ) with a wicked sense of ...

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Old-Fashioned Cheating

Old-Fashioned Cheating

In the wake of Ted King’s amazing victory at Dirty Kanza, not to mention the utterly crushing disappointment of defending champion Yuri Hauswald’s mechanical-induced DNF, ...

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Silly Fun

Silly Fun

The bike industry’s annual spring trade show just ended. The Sea Otter Classic may have started as a celebration of bike racing, but it’s a good deal more than that now. The racing ...

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Time Warp—Old Cazadero

Time Warp—Old Cazadero

When Amity began to float away from me, I told myself that her balloon-like act was the natural order of the world, the way things are supposed to work. It was also my just desserts for telling ...

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Passing the Helmet

Passing the Helmet

For the last few years, the day after Levi’s Gran Fondo, a few of us have been getting together for an easy recovery ride. I can’t speak for the others in attendance, but I have not ...

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Chief of Endurance

GU Brand Ambassador Yuri Hauswald got me an update on how Brian Vaughn is doing at the Colorado Trail Race. He rolled in to Copper Mountain Sunday afternoon around 2:30. This was some 17 ...

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