Tag Archives: Cycling

Biking Mt Mitchell

Unseasonably warm temperatures across North Carolina made for an early spring thaw in the mountains and a perfect opportunity to ride up Mt Mitchell before the crowds arrive. To more fully immerse myself in nature and avoid vehicle traffic, I … Continue reading

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Biking in Durham and Hillsborough NC

Durham, NC is a great place to be a cyclist. It has all the vibrancy and dynamism of an up-and-coming city, but retains out-the-door access to tranquil and rustic countryside that’s perfect for cycling.

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XTERRA USA Champs

The 2014 Xterra off-road triathlon US national championship marked both the end of my season and the beginning of my journey as a professional off-road triathlete. The stunning Ogden, UT area is a worthy venue for the annual event drawing … Continue reading

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Rocky Knob Bike Park

For any mountain biker in or passing through the Boone, NC area,  Rocky Knob Bike Park is a can’t miss experience.

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Biking in Boone

They say you don’t count the days in the mountains, but I’m clinging on to them for dear life. Some very generous family members are letting me stay in their cabin near Boone, NC for a few weeks. I’m dividing … Continue reading

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ENVE MTB Wheel Review

ENVE composites makes some of the most sought after carbon road and mountain bike wheels and components in the bike industry. Unlike their competitors, who predominantly outsource manufacturing to China, all ENVE carbon rims are made in the USA at … Continue reading

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Rex Wellness Sprint Triathlon

After spinning like crazy in my 34T single chainring mountain bike and getting smoked by a few fast dudes with TT machines at the UNC Wellness Center Sprint last week, I decided to dust off my road triathlon bike for … Continue reading

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UNC Super Sprint Triathlon

Eager to reacquaint myself with the triathlon community as I settle back into North Carolina living, I signed up for a couple of short local races. No pressure, just a fun opportunity to get to know some other locals in … Continue reading

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Race Day Nutrition

Note: This post is cross-posted on the Sport Tracks blog at sporttracks.mobi. In the middle of spring semester of my sophomore year of college, I signed up for a nearby half-iron distance triathlon held the weekend after final exams.  I … Continue reading

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NC Piedmont Climbing: Pilot Mountain

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