Thursday, May 31, 2012

Post-ride, pre-nap meal




Avocado, red pepper, lemon & raw corn fritters. I'm gonna take a wild guess & say that no one else on this Kentucky state park shore has a similar feast...

Location:Cave Run Lake Rd,Salt Lick,United States

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Dude Locker

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Eye:
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Ride to Ruin:
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longer days are so enjoyable
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comb storage
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Nelsonville Music Fest

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Kurt Vile, Make-believers, Iron and Wine, Black Bananas, Guided by Voices
(no cameras with detachable lenses allowed...)

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

kill the brain

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the day was warm and clear, the bikes were so fun to photograph

Monday, May 21, 2012

AOA Mayhem Enduro

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The 2nd race in the Ohio Power Series put on by 331 racing out at The Wilds. 5 time trial mountain bike stages with recovery paths in between. A really great way to race. Though we weren't the fastest team, we had a blast. I hit jumps and had more confidence in the 29er's on the roots (much better than my previous adventure to the wilds). Misjudged a jump as a roller on the 4th stage and smashed my face off of the other side, but you'll have that sometimes...
First groups heading out:
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us on the course:
Getting Ready @ AOA Mayhem EnduroPhil @ AOA Mayhem Enduro
Pre-faceplant @ AOA Mayhem EnduroAmy @ AOA Mayhem Enduro
Phil, Amy and I post-race
AOA Mayhem Enduro Team
The guys from Paradise Garage were really nice and crushed it a bit.
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I got some socks as a consolation prize for actually finishing and the guy who cleaned me up gave me his Dirt Rag bottle for my trophy case...
Here's my face the next day, then 6 weeks later... It was kinda numb the whole summer...Untitled

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Singular

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hiking
webbed
vandalized

singular, peculiar, plural, relations

Friday, May 18, 2012

alum creek state park

Beach & mtb day!!
sun, bikes, climbing magazines. yep, ohio is treating me well.

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Stony Creek 12hr/ice cream mania

So Team Jeni's Ice Cream traveled to Stony Creek park north of Detroit to partake in Fun Promotion's mountain bike race. We had a 3-women 12hr relay team, coed 12hr relay team, and 2-man 6hr relay team.
12 hr Stony Creek Race
The course was fast and fun, smooth single track, wide 'bridges', super fast gravel, quick hills.  I accidentally got off track on the first lap and did almost 16 miles instead of the 10.5 or so, but it was a fun lap and I finished it in 1:33. The next two were much harder than I would have ever anticipated, I definitely didn't intake enough (barely any) calories in the 2 off-hours between laps. My next laps (~10.5 miles) came in at 1:16 and 1:12. Yeesh.
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My relay teammates: (I did not receive the same tag-out between laps)
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I asked our sponsor for a banner for our tent. While they couldn't drum one up last-minute, they gave us 180 pints of their amazing icecream to hand out. It was really cold:
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This flavor was described by one of the race officials as 'evoking memories of his grandmother's banana bread.'
Racers love ice cream:
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Post-race tent-feast mainly consisted of: pork skewers, seitan, beer, ice cream, Twizzlers.
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