February 28th, 2009

Taken from the top of the peak while on my standard 20 mile mtn bike ride on the trail above my house, Monroe Truck Trail (off of Glendora Mtn Rd).
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February 26th, 2009

Here’s some shots over the years of me climbing…
The Needles in the Southern Sierra’s Ca. Route: Igor Unchained, 5.9
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Williamson Rock, So. Cal., Route: Wicked Garden (Carpe Diem Start) 5.13a/b
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Williamson Rock, So. Cal., Route: World on Fire 5.12b/c
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Keller Pk, So Cal. Route: Eve of the Ring 5.13a
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And several more from various dates in time and locations…
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February 26th, 2009

You can purchase a copy of my book at outdoor retail and climbing stores such as: REI, Sport Chalet, Adventure 16 and Nomad Ventures.
You can also get a copy directly from the publisher here Fixe Hardware
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February 24th, 2009

A post that never got published… Better late than never I guess. Anyway, here’s a some snapshots from a some cycling trips I took last Summer. Most were taken with my little Canon G9.

Kelley (my wife) riding smooth, flowing single track near Ashland, Oregon on the aptly named ‘toothpick’ trail.
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I was up in Sonoma Ca. on a business trip with Kelley. Met up with my friend Kevin who lives in the bay area, he gave me a 4 hour tour of an area out of Fairfax. Lots of climbing and single track. Did I mention Kevin is a Cannondale Pro… Epic, leg crushing, fun.
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He’s a couple more of Kevin, dirt surfing thru the trees…
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Another on the final climb of the day before a nice long descent into town, awesome ride!
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These are from another trip, a few of us went up to the Sierra’s, out of Kernville, Ca to ride the Cannell trail.
We started of by riding a little detour to the top of Sherman Pk, a nice ‘warm-up’ to nearly 10,000 ft. Mark on the way…
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James always ready to ride, dropping in at the top of the Cannell trail.
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Steve… being himself? You’d never guess he’s really a super smart guy (a research scientist, no joke).
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Donny, on the classic part of ‘the plunge’. Steve in background.
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One of me, look closely near the center, I love feeling small in the wilderness…
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Definitely Not Pretty, but this what it looks like after 8+ hours of riding on little sleep and out of food… Thanks for the ride guys.
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