Archives for July 2010

The Barn Burner is Back On

Time to start training again! As most of you know, the Barn Burner was postponed June 19th, because of the Eagle Rock fire in the Flagstaff area. It has been rescheduled for September 11th, 2010. I’m glad to see that is back on. The tough part is going to be training for the race in Phoenix in the middle of summer. All participants should get an email from the organizers. The email has a link… Read More »

Trail 100 – Phoenix Mountain Preserve Mountain Bike Ride

Our Wednesday mountain bike was at Trail 100 this week. Tysen, Ramon and I started our ride at 6:15. The temperature wasn’t that bad, but the humidity was high. The monsoons were all around us, but never quite reaching us. We started at the parking lot on 40th and Shea, leaving the parking lot to the south. Tysen started out at a blistering pace. Ramon and I were suffering while trying to stay on his… Read More »

Desert Classic Mountain Bike Ride

Tysen and I went for a mountain bike ride about 6:15pm out at Desert Classic. It was really hot! We started out strong, but the heat got to us at about 6 miles into the ride. We both need to get acclimatized to the heat. It usually takes 2 or 3 rides in the heat for it not to effect you too much. The arriving monsoon really helped out late in the ride. It cooled… Read More »