PPR Day One: A Boring Title

If you’ve been following along here, you’ve gotten more Plateau Passage Route Posts than you were bargaining for, as if you were bargaining for any to begin with. This past Thursday I finally set out to conquer Segment 1 from Las Vegas to St. George, UT. I wrote a little post about it, wanna hearContinue reading “PPR Day One: A Boring Title”

Have Fun, Don’t Die

Were the final words from Super LaLa this morning as she left for school, and if I follow her advice they will not be her actual final words to me. Why was I receiving such a seemingly morbid farewell from such a super Lala? I am leaving for 4 days on the Plateau Passage RouteContinue reading “Have Fun, Don’t Die”

PNW Components Releases The Coast Stem and Bar

What a day to be alive on gravel! PNWC has come a ways since they were mainly known for a mud fender and a cool handlebar mounted basket, recent times have found them also developing more gravel-centric gear such as this new The Coast Stem and Ultra-Wide drop bar. The bar is essentially a super-wideContinue reading “PNW Components Releases The Coast Stem and Bar”

Behold the New Warbird: Salsa Cycles Probably Nails it Again

I’m a Salsa person. If you know me, you know this. My collection of Salsa cycles was at one point on par with any out there, and one of my favorites was the first year of the Carbon Warbird (I had the Rasta Bird, which is pretty funny if you know me) This was theContinue reading “Behold the New Warbird: Salsa Cycles Probably Nails it Again”

Dirtier Than A Kanza

Well, folks, registration for Dirty Kanza is live and already in “lottery” mode, and the internet bashing of this stalwart Gravel Race is live as well. In fact, it was through Consummate Hater Hero/Graphic Design Guru BicyclePubes‘ (or is it Pubes’s?) Instagram that I personally found out about Dirty Kanz….ahhhhhh wait a minute. It’s theContinue reading “Dirtier Than A Kanza”

What’s The Point?

Along your journey to accomplish whatever cycling goal your puny human brain has convinced you to tackle, said puny human brain has probably paused a moment and asked you/itself “Why are we doing this?” What is your why? What drives you? When will you be satisfied with your achievements and move on with your life,Continue reading “What’s The Point?”

PPR Recon Day 3

It’s pretty rad being partnered with someone who digs what you’re doing with your free time, aka overwhelming cycling habit, but EVEN RADDER to have someone in your life who will wake up at 5am and say “Hey, you want to road trip to Utah this morning?” Such is how PPR Recon Day 3 began.Continue reading “PPR Recon Day 3”