Racing

Freezer Burn Fat Bike Race Report

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The Freezer Burn Fat Bike Race was a small low key race that turned out to be a fun little event. The race fields were small and included a mix of folks from all race and ride experience levels. The Freezer Burn is also part of a 2 race series that includes the Fat Bike Vasaloppet…

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2016 Race Highlights & Lessons

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I put together a quick run down of my race highlights from 2016 and some lessons learned. I had some new experiences as I dove into fat bike racing. I raced multiple 100 mile mountain bike races and backed out of a couple others after a rib injury. I had some good races and some…

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Preparing For The 2016 Great Lakes Fat Bike Series Races

I have already kicked off my Great Lakes Fat Bike Series racing with the Solstice Chase race back in December.  But that was 7 weeks ago and the Cuyuna Whiteout, 2 days from now, will kick off 3 weekends of back to back Fat Bike racing that will include the Frozen Forty and 906 Polar…

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2015 Minnesota State Championship Road Race Report

I looked around at the rest of the starting field to realize my hairy legs were sticking out like a Sasquatch in a nudist colony and asked the guy next to me if this was in fact the Cat 4/5 group and not the Cat 1/2/3 group.  I had done some Crit racing and 2…

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Ready Or Not – Lutsen 99er Is Here

Picture from the night before last year’s Lutsen 99er I may be writing this article a bit late, as the Lutsen 99er is only a couple days away.  Whether you are ready or not, the race is here and you have a few days to get your head in it.  As for me, I have…

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My Monthly Endurance Path Update – April 2015

Welcome to the my April 2015 Endurance Path Update! I started doing monthly updates last year, but did not follow through.  I am going to start them back up and see if I can refine them enough for it to make sense to keep them going.  As always, any feedback is greatly appreciated.  If there is…

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Do Something Epic in 2015

Every year, is your year. You own every second of it and it is your choice how you spend those seconds. Last year, I posted the article “Do Something Epic This Year” that described what Epic really meant and what my Epic plans were for 2014. Many people start their year off with some New…

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2014 Red Wing Classic Results and Review

I am a little late in getting this post out, but better late than never. As I posted previously, I decided last minute to enter another race before winter sets in here in Minnesota and I break out the cross country skis. I had competed in the St. Croix Falls Woolly Mountain Bike Marathon Race…

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One More Race Before The Year Ends

I decided to go ahead and enter one last race for the year tomorrow. My first race of the season was the St Croix Falls, Woolly Mountain Bike Marathon Race. I placed 28th out of 39. I feel like I am faster now than I was at the beginning of the year and hope to…

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