3rd at True Grit

A few days late, but here goes – my recap of the True Grit 100. Arrived into town with Gerry a few days early to the event, flew out of Pittsburgh to make travel easier to meet up and as luck would have it, beat out the last of the winter storms blasting into Ohio.  The Ohio winter has...

2nd Single Speed at ...

And finally – my write up on both Shenandoah and the Fools Gold NUE races…. With two races left in the NUE, it was time to concentrate and focus my efforts. What started as experiment back into single speed racing at the beginning of the season started into an obsession, which is...

dnf at the New Hamps...

It’s been a week past the New Hampshire 100 and it’s officially time to post about it and get on to the next two NUE’s. What had started as a chance to grab a great finish only ended up in frustration 22 miles in. The race had started out fast on the flat rolling sections...

4th singlespeed at t...

This past weekend was the Wilderness 101, here’s how things went down. Typical freak out over what gear to run came early in the week where I debated about a 33×19, a 32×18 and a 34×19. Deciding to go all in, I went with the bigger gear hoping to stay with the main group...

3rd Single Speed �...

This past weekend was the Lumberjack 100, again I would line up running a full rigid Pivot LES setup with a 32×18 gearing.  Weather was looking nice as rain had pushed in late in the week to cool things down a bit and to keep the dust down. The race loop consists of a mostly flat, fast...

9th Single Speed at ...

Ok, so this is coming a bit late, but here goes. Another NUE up, another one in the bag, again I took the start line single speed style, rolling a 38×22.  I lined up in the front line knowing that I would fade back with the slight downhill into the first climb of the day, but with hopes...