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How To Live Your Dream Of Riding The Divide

by Andy Amick

Ever Dreamed But Never Acted? All of us have probably had visions of our head of acting out some incredible lifelong dream whether it’s travelling, completing a sporting event, or living our life the way WE want to live it.  But in the end, very few of us actually turn those dreams into reality. We […]

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Happy Friday – Links From The Week

by Andy Amick

Happy Friday.  No need to stay here.  Go explore some other sites and articles that may be of interest to you.  Today’s edition has water, new products, races, and dealing with annoyances   Hydration Summit – Hydration at the extremes.  A few tips on hydrating in the cold, humidity, altitude, and even while exploring caves.  In […]

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Cover Your A** For 50% Less

by Andy Amick

Nothing here about sheltering your pack animal with a small tarp when camping. And nope, it’s not about how to be a corporate CYA master in less time either (just do your job and that won’t matter anyway). It’s all about chamois cream.  Ah, the wonderful world of chamois cream!  If you’re thinking the rest of […]

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Happy Friday – tips and tricks from the week

by Andy Amick

Happy Friday.  No need to stay here.  Go explore some other sites and articles that may be helpful to you.  This week’s edition features a few tips, tricks, and a calculator.   Gear Calculator – A handy online calculator to help you pick your singlespeed gear.  You can enter several chainring and rear cog sizes […]

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Happy Friday – Some Links From The Week

by Andy Amick

Happy Friday.  No need to stay here.  Go explore a few of the articles and products that have caught my eye this week.   Andrew Skurka – Interview with GoLite Founder Demetri Coupounas – GoLite, based out of Boulder, CO, has changed their retail model to only sell from their direct stores.  The kicker is that […]

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Screw Racing, I’m Going Bikepacking!

by Andy Amick

After the racing debacle on May 5th at the Ridgleline Rampage, it’s time to put the racing numbers away and focus on some summer bikepacking.  Yes, it was only one race.  It could happen to anyone.   But…   It’s not about giving up racing, it’s about choosing priorities.  After a lot of reflection and […]

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Sometimes Failure Is The Only Option

by Andy Amick

Worst. Race. Ever. This past weekend was the Ridgeline Rampage race in Castle Rock where I registered for the 60 mile Marathon singlespeed race.  As you can tell by the title and the first words of this post, it turned out to be the most humiliating and frustrating race I’ve ever done.   Normally, I […]

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What Do You Carry – Road Bike Edition

by Andy Amick

Maybe spring has sprung where you are, but we have just entered the snowiest month here in Colorado.  Even though today is sunny and 60 there will be more snow and cold coming soon enough.   This post is the companion to the mountain bike version of What Do You Carry done several months ago. […]

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Planning Something Epic? Make It Happen

by Andy Amick

How many times have you dreamed of starting your own business or planning an epic ride only to have another year slip by without accomplishing that dream.  It’s time to make those dreams happen because they won’t happen by themselves.   Too often, we come up with excuses as to why something can’t be done […]

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Gear Review – King Cage Behold Tool Pouch

by Andy Amick

The King Cage pouch is a great idea.  It allows you to carry your tube and tools on the frame instead of in a seat bag.  And it does this without forcing you to choose between the pouch or a water bottle cage.  After the Behold Pouch is attached to one of the frame’s water […]

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