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2012 Ride #20 (Emigration-Parley’s-Wasatch Big Loop)

View Larger Map Ow. My legs hurt. Knocked 5 minutes off my personal record time up Emigration Canyon; but nobody’s KOM is in danger of being taken away … I’m still trying to get my climb time up the canyon below an hour. I feel like I climbed 2 canyons, because the up-canyon winds coming […]

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2012 Ride #19 (Sheffield Loop)

View Larger Map Another PR on the Sheffield Loop in the full heat of the day. Knocked another 2:33 off my previous best time, set on the 4th of July. I dig it. I know I still have a long way to go before I can claim to be fit, but it sure does feel […]

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2012 Ride #18 (Chamois Time is Training Time)

View Larger Map 9 hours in the chamois today … only about 90 minutes on the bike though. Rode up to the Sugarhood to go to brunch at Finca with a great friend, then over to Beehive to hang out for a little bit, then to the warehouse for the final Tour stage on the […]

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2012 Ride #17 (Sheffield Loop)

View Larger Map Another really hot day, another personal record from home to the zoo, and a second best on the whole Sheffield Loop. I still don’t get it, considering how much I hate the heat, but I’ll take it.

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2012 Crusher in the Tushar

BEAVER, UT (07/14/12): They came, they saw, and they crushed. In the small southwestern Utah town of Beaver, a town originally settled by Mormon pioneers in 1856 just west of the Tushar mountains, also known as the birthplace of both the notorious outlaw Butch Cassidy and inventor of the television Philo T. Farnsworth, grey skies […]

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2012 Ride #16

View Larger Map Yet another Sheffield Loop. No PRs today, but set a couple second best times on various segments. As heavy as my legs felt today, I’m okay with that. I have now also ridden as many miles in July as I did in the entire month of June … I’m good with that, […]