Cycling

Neutral Service

“Neutral Service” is a phrase that likely had the father of the Tour de France, Henri Desgrange, turning over in his grave when the first Mavic Neutral Service car became part of the caravan behind the peloton at the 1973 Paris-Nice. In the early years of the Tour, riders were responsible for conducting their own […]

Cycling

Crusher in the Tushar 2017: Squire 3-peats, Holcomb takes her first

In the small town of Beaver, Utah, the second Saturday of July can only mean one thing; it’s time for another invasion of those crazy bike racers for the Beaver County Travel Council Crusher in the Tushar, presented by DNA Cycling, which has been organized by former pro cyclist Burke Swindlehurst, who grew up in […]

Cycling

AMA no more

Got cleared yesterday by my orthopaedist to ride on the road; still can’t do off-road/gravel for a few more weeks until my broken elbow heals some more, but it’s a start. I can tell I’ve got a long way to get before riding a bike is comfortable again; even though the neck pain and associated […]

Cycling

Going AMA

2017 has been a shit year for me so far on the bike, but not for the same reasons as years past where I just wasn’t motivated. This year, I’m in a pretty good space mentally, and have actually been really jonesing to ride, but I’ve been sidelined with injuries keeping me off the bike […]

Music Utah

An Open Letter to the KRCL Board of Trustees

It’s no secret that I’ve been critical of the way that KRCL 90.9FM has been programmed and run over the past several years since the Board of Trustees hired on Vicki Mann. Since Ms. Mann has been on board, the station declined immensely in the quality of the music being played during the weekday programming […]

Cycling

REVIEW: Sidi Shoes

DEDICATED SIDI WEARER I’ve worn Sidi Genius Mega shoes almost exclusively for the past 15+ years on the road, and Dominators for off-road/cyclocross. Prior to that? I wore Sidi Genius/Dominator regular fit shoes … essentially, I’ve been wearing Sidi shoes since the original buckles, the original soles, and since they only had one Velcro strap. […]