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Back Road Cycling Hardwick, Greensboro and Woodbury Vermont

December 5th, 2009 No comments

I spent three great days in August visiting family and cycling in the Hardwick, Vermont area. The weather was perfect, three consecutive days with no rain, maybe the longest dry streak of 2009 for the North East Kingdom. My brother Spencer let me borrow his hardtail mountain bike which I setup with Dura Ace SPD-SL pedals. Not exactly a common sight on mountain bikes but it worked out well for this trip. Also acquired a UVM Cycling jersey for the trip. I had no idea UVM Cycling was so successful for the 2008-2009 season, first and second at the Collegiate National Cycling Championships. Catamounts on bikes..makes sense to me.
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Leadville 100 2009 Mountain Bike Race Videos

August 25th, 2009 No comments

Here’s a collection of Leadville 100 2009 videos in approximate chronological order. This race in Leadville, Colorado is 100 miles long, and all portions are above 9,000 feet. There’s also a 100 mile run for those seeking an something a little more challenging.

Much has been said about certain high profile participants and it reminds me of the you-can’t-surf-here-it’s-our-beach attitude. Thousands of riders participate and there are just as many different ways to experience the race. Some ride slow, some ride like possessed demons. It’s all great.
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