October 2014

St Louis BBQ

By | October 27th, 2014|Cyclocross, Racing|

So pumped that the weekend at home hanging out with Oscor and Andrea paid off.  It was my first weekend at home in 6 plus weekends of racing and a few good 3 hour training rides on Saturday and Sunday plus some really good rest had me set for a good weekend in St. Louis.  [...]

Double Double

By | October 16th, 2014|Cyclocross, Mountain Biking, Racing|

I'm not sure how I pulled it off, but I'm pretty pumped that I was able to do another double victory weekend.  Last time it was the Gravel Grinder and the Silver Creek CX race and this time it was the PumpkinCross and the coveted WORS race at Sheboygan.  Needless to say it wasn't easy. [...]

Glue Factory

By | October 14th, 2014|Coaching, Cyclocross|

How I Glue Tires: Step 1: Preparation What you'll need:  Fresh tubular tires, fresh rims, valve extenders, Mastik tubular glue, 1" paint brush, drying rack, pump, electrical tape, steel wool, mineral spirits, clean rag, wheel stand and a clean work area. Install Valve Extenders First Sand, Tape, and Clean rims.     [...]

Finding Gems – Boyne, Boone

By | October 8th, 2014|Cyclocross, Old School, Racing, Training|

Boyne Mt. State Championships - Checking the results w/ Mesko & Kolarik   Boyne State Champs in 2000 - Fall Foliage & Familiar Faces!   I headed into last weekend fully prepared to have a week off from racing.  I had raced 2 times per weekend(except Cheq) the last 5 weekends in a [...]

2 weeks

By | October 1st, 2014|Cyclocross, Mountain Biking, Racing, Training|

Oscor's car ride home from the Hospital!                   Its been 2 weeks.  2 weeks since I last posted.  2 weeks since we had one of the craziest nights in a while.  2 weeks ago Tuesday Oscor ran to the kitchen, barfed, and then could hardly [...]