Photos, Racing

Inflatables and Crazy Corners: Day Two USAC Crit Champs

1 Comment 24 June 2010

Yesterday’s Northwest Crossing crit in Bend was BANANAS – technical, fast and buzzing with energy from a seriously fired up crowd. There was a street fair with food vendors, face painters and even a ginormous inflatable “IronMan” bouncy room. The Boys 10-12 group absolutely ripped out of the start gate with hometown hero Grant McElroy [...]

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USA Cycling Road Nationals: Day One Photo Gallery

11 Comments 23 June 2010

If you’ve never seen a 10-year-old girl in pigtails climb out of the saddle like she is about to win the Tour de France, then your life is not yet complete. Yesterday kicked off USA Cycling Elite, U23 and Junior Road Championships and the Paralympics National Road Championships in Bend, Oregon and, though these early [...]

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Photos: The Girl that Taught Me To Dislocate Knees

2 Comments 18 May 2010

Nearly 10 years ago, Wendi taught me how to dislocate a knee (it’s pretty easy, really). So inspired was I by this new-found maiming capability that I decided to join forces with her. That’s the short version of how I became a self-defense instructor. The long version has lots more to do with just how [...]

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Oregonian Cycling Photo Contest – Due March 31st!

Comments Off 28 March 2010

I just found out about this, so apologies for the late notice. The Oregonian is hosting a little bike photo contest and the winner will win $50 from Bike n Hike. Check out all the details here and be sure to hit ‘em with your best shot!

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Photo Flashback: New Years Day with The Fantastic Romaninis

2 Comments 06 March 2010

The Romanini’s are coming for dinner tonight, which reminded me that I never posted the photos from our New Years Day dinner at their place. Their house was 100% antique fabulosity. Museum grade pieces of history. Tiny, fragile objects. Big, wooden furniture from centuries past. An almost overwhelming treasure trove of visual and historical stimulation. [...]

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Food, Photos

Photo Flashback: New Years Eve Dinner with the Siciliani

3 Comments 02 March 2010

Meals with Sal’s family in Little Sicily (his childhood home) are something to behold. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a big to-do like the New Years Eve spread below, I’m consistently floored, humbled and honored to be around the table. These images never quite made it to prime time after our holiday visit, so [...]

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