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 Word Play

REVIEW – Bike Mechanic: Tales from the Road and the Workshop

(as published in the July 2015 edition of Cycling Utah) When I first read the brief description of BIKE MECHANIC: TALES FROM THE ROAD AND THE WORKSHOP by Guy Andrews and Rohan Dubash, I was anticipating a quick read filled with profiles of team mechanics and humorous anecdotes of life on the road and the […]

Photography Skiing

A Day in the Canyon

Headed up to Solitude today, but the legs were a bit noodly, so I took it easy; a few runs on the front side, then a nice run through Honeycomb Canyon, dropping from the lower traverse below Prince of Wales Mine … then stopped at a few pullouts on the way back down the canyon […]

Photography Skiing

Fresh, clean air!

Fab time at Solitude Mountain Resort today; felt really good to get up out of the gunk, breathe some fresh, clean air and carve a few turns. Because it hasn’t snowed in several days, there was very little powder to be found … lots of crud and breakable crust, but Woodlawn (down the middle of […]

Photography Skiing

Honeycomb Canyon (1/2/2011)

Bluebird day at Solitude Mountain Resort today … Photos shot with Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3. Best run of the day, from the top of Summit lift through Honeycomb Canyon, up Honeycomb Return, then drop to the Roundhouse for some good potato-cheddar soup. View Ascent activity on 02-Jan-11 at 11:50AM in a larger map