Oh hi, Haiti.

Oh hi, Haiti.

I’ve been called out. I know, my new year’s resolution to blog twice a week is off to a dubious start. That said, I’m crushing my other resolutions. 66% isn’t really even a D+ but 2 outa 3 ain’t bad? I don’t know. Either way, I’m sitting in seat 34A waiting for the departure of [...]

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Is it already January?

Is it already January?

It is. It is January already. How did that happen? Nevermind. It’s time for that thing that we do every time a year ticks over because we like the feeling of a specific (yet arbitrary) starting line. Despite the fact that you can do this any any point – at any single moment – in [...]

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Ira Ryan + Ned Ludd = Amazing Market Bike

Ira Ryan + Ned Ludd = Amazing Market Bike

I just spent an amazing Saturday morning tagging along with Chef Jason French of Ned Ludd restaurant. Officially, I was gathering images and information for an upcoming Peloton Magazine story about the market bike that Ira Ryan built (in collaboration with Trucker Racks and Tanner Goods) for French to take to the Farmer’s Market every [...]

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35 Years.

35 Years.

Today is my 35th birthday. This means nothing. Except that now, psychologically, I’m on my way to 40 instead of enjoying my early 30s. I’m not afraid of any of this. I’ll tell you why. Actually, I’ll let Steven Pressfield tell you why. He summed it up quite well in  Turning Pro (A follow up [...]

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Thank you.

Thank you.

Last night Jennifer Cree and I spoke at Upper Echelon Fitness about Reve Tour. I cannot express how humbled I am by the crowd that turned out, the quality of questions, the level of enthusiasm and the absolute support that everyone there expressed. How amazing to have that feedback from our community here in Portland? [...]

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I want to tell you what this means (an open letter to my family)

I want to tell you what this means (an open letter to my family)

[Image by Michael Robertson] My sister texted me last week to find out if I would make it to the family gathering at the ocean over the 4th of July. Which is when I realized that maybe I’d not been communicative enough with her (or my parents) about how I will be spending July. I [...]

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