07. 07. 2011
dylan rainbow

Tour Divide 2011: Day 4 (Swan River National Wildlife Refuge to Ovando)

The birds woke us up today with daylight.  Their were tons of them.  They were loud.  I think there might have been a light rain coming down.  We had gapped a bunch of...

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04. 07. 2011
Tour Divide 2011: Day 3 (Barnaby Lake to Swan River National Wildlife Refuge)

Tour Divide 2011: Day 3 (Barnaby Lake to Swan River National Wildlife Refuge)

4:30AM rolled around and sure enough, daylight was starting to creep in. It was incredibly foggy though so the motivation for an “up and at em” start wasn’t quite there. I put us...

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03. 07. 2011
Tour Divide 2011: Day 2 (Elkford to Barnaby Lake)

Tour Divide 2011: Day 2 (Elkford to Barnaby Lake)

I’ve learned a few things after slamming my body up against a wall for the past few years and then doing the same the next day. No matter how exhausted I am, I...

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02. 07. 2011
Credit: Tony Huston

Tour Divide 2011: Day 1 (Banff to Elkford)

After enjoying about 4 hours of dark/sleep time a few miles outside Banff, Peri and I drove into town and got some coffee and I did some last minute facebooking. I decided that...

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01. 07. 2011
Ready as can be

Tour Divide 2011: Prep and the trip to Banff.

Well I’m back and alive from the aborted Tour Divide, time for the photodump/writeup attempt. You’re going to have to click them for better resolution I didn’t input them properly and I didn’t...

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28. 01. 2011
Two Causes + One Long Bike Race = 2011 Tour Divide, Here I Come!

Two Causes + One Long Bike Race = 2011 Tour Divide, Here I Come!

On June 11, 2011 I will be racing the 2,745 mile Tour Divide, billed as the toughest mountain bike race in the world. It traverses five states and two Canadian provinces on a...

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16. 01. 2011
Nailed it.

Nailed it.

I pretty much smoked this ride, no flats, mostly torrential rains the whole way. Just another day in the valley.

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11. 01. 2011
Highway 99 Superloop

Highway 99 Superloop

On Saturday the 15th I’m going to be doing a day long jaunt through the valley. It’s a gigantic loop of 99 E and W through Oregon. Pretty decent shoulder almost the entire...

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07. 01. 2011
2011 TD LOI and other ramblings

2011 TD LOI and other ramblings

I sent off my letter of intent for the Tour Divide. The current holder of the title “World’s Toughest Mountain Bike Race”. Some of you may know that I did a race similar...

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04. 07. 2010
A day at the car wash – Prepping for battle

A day at the car wash – Prepping for battle

Here I am at the border of Canada and Montana, yeah that was before my rack broke and I had to ditch the panniers. So it’s day 17 on the GDMBR. I wanted...

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