finishing my first endurance mountain bike race (Tahoe Trails 100), which was also my first race ever.
the guidance from coach Dana has made a huge difference in my performance, preparation and overall fitness.
being outside and a sense of accomplishment.
my current and only bike, Santa Cruz 5010. I enjoy the bike’s ability to climb while also being soft enough to eat anything I’ve thrown at it.
climbing Downieville to Packer saddle (4k ft over 17 miles) almost an hour faster than I did 14 years earlier.
a horse because they have better access to the trails in Marin than I do on my mountain bike.
1) My left foot is bigger than my right foot.
2) I was an extra in two eighties movies
3) I rode in the pace car of the Indy 500 during the parade.
Finish the Leadville 100 in less than 9 hours
Climb Big Rock ridge in under 50 minutes this year (current PR is 55mins)