Month: March 2012

Last Minute Ride

Last Friday afternoon Tracey and a friend headed up to the Equinox Snow Challenge in West Yellowstone for the start on Saturday morning. Since West Yellowstone is only 104 miles away we decide that Tracey would take the van with her teammate, gear,  and dogs allowing me to ride up after work. I would be …

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Do Everything Bike

This past weekend was the first time riding the skinny wheels this year, as it was mostly among rain and snow, it had me realize the seasons are a changing and with that bikes change. We still have plenty of snow here in the Tetons and more will fall leaving us with plenty of opportunity to continue riding the …

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Getting Dressed

Winter may be inching its way toward the exit in the northern hemisphere, but it is never too late to start planning ahead. Today, Jay Petervary shares some of his knowledge with us. Jay is perhaps one of the most accomplished, but least heard of, endurance cyclists in the world. He specializes in self-supported events. …

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Decisions & Emotions

A few reminders as it is easy to forget… The are many feelings associated with the Alaska Ultra Sport and depending on how it actually went on the trail it may have open up others. The feelings will vary depending on if you are a rookie vs. a veteran and that is probably cause the …

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The Trail

How does the Iditarod Trail get established? Is it something that can be traveled all year? Who maintains it? Is it groomed? What makes it possible for people to actually travel the Iditarod Trail, weather it be human powered or dog powered? I think people are mislead with the word “trail”, cause a lot of …

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Rainy Pass

An Adventure from The Lodge to Rohn The section of Rainy Pass Lodge to Rohn is the mountain section of the Ultra Sport. It is where you climb up and over the Alsaka Range cresting over Rainy Pass and descend down through a gorge winding up in the “AK. interior” and the Rohn checkpoint where …

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