Pinning to the Finish at Evolution Bike Park: Crested Butte Ultra Enduro, Day 5


As I drove down to Crested Butte and grabbed breakfast at the gas station on the way to the resort, I was excited for day 5, the final day of the Crested Butte Ultra Enduro, to begin. But if I’m … Continue reading

Racing the Green Lake Trail: Crested Butte Ultra Enduro, Day 4


With only 9.6 miles of riding in store for day four, we had a still-early but rather-leisurely morning, with a chill roll out directly from the sponsor village in downtown Crested Butte. We began the day by pedaling up Kebler Pass … Continue reading

Channeling Danny Hart During Day 3 of the Crested Butte Ultra Enduro


As my alarm buzzed yet again at 5:15 in the morning, I seriously considered turning it off and just skipping the race. And if I didn’t have to write these blogs about my experiences, I might have done just that. … Continue reading

Long Miles, Huge Climbs, and Fast Descents During Day 2 of the Crested Butte Ultra Enduro


My alarm buzzed loudly on the plastic side table, and I bolted upright out of my sleeping bag. “What’s going on?” I thought. “Is someone calling me? Is there some kind of emergency?” It didn’t seem like I’d been asleep … Continue reading

Race Report: 2014 New Mexico XC Mountain Bike Championship – Cedro Peak


New Mexico hosted it’s 2014 XC championship race just outside of sunny Albuquerque, NM. While the course looked short on paper for all categories, there wasn’t a racer who finished that was begging for more miles. MountainTop Cycling sponsored this … Continue reading