What to Carry During a Bicycle Race or Ride

We spend thousands of dollars shaving grams off our bikes only to stuff our pockets and camelbaks with an extra 800g worth of unnecessary items. I will admit that it is a risk vs reward decision. This is a list of exactly what I carried during the Cohutta 100, Mohican 100, Pisgah 111k, Wilderness 101, […]

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Crank Brothers Pica Multi-tool Review

I purchased the Crank Brothers Pica multi-tool about 3 years ago so that I could have one on my road bike AND one on my mountain bike. As it turns out, I just move this one back and forth between bikes because I like it so much. After 3 years of use, this is what I have […]

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Not-so-obvious Cycling Tips

1. Tape around Seat Post One not-so-obvious cycling tip is to put a bright color tape around the seat post where it contacts the frame. The tape gives a semi-permanent marker for re-installing the seat post when it is removed. The fact that the tape is bright makes it easy to recognize a dropping seat […]

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Chris’ Red River Gorge MTB 100 Race Report

Pre-race I arrived at 4-Guys Campground Friday evening for packet pick-up. It didn’t take long to to spot the cases of Country Boy Cougar Bait beer and a handle of bourbon inconspicuously placed under the table. This was definitely going to be a great event.

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