Death Ride 2009

I was oncall the week before the 4th through the weekend. That translated to a lot of time on my rollers. Not the best way to prep for a ride with 15,000 feet of climbing! We had quite the vacation week planned… […]

New site!

I’m finally moving into the 21st Century!  The original website is still available and linked to the left under the “Legacy/Original MikeERides.com.”  All of the old content is still there, but I won’t be updating that site anymore (except maybe to reference this site).  I maintained that site with Microsoft Frontpage, then changed to Sharepoint […]

Bryce Canyon 200k Brevet

Three weeks after I only made it 200 miles on a 400k attempt in Southern Utah, I went back for a much less ambitious 200k!  Since the ride fell on Saturday June 20th, the day before father’s day, I expected to make the drive alone.  Luckily, my friend and fellow randonnuer Carlton VanLeuven also wanted to do […]

Southern Utah 400k Brevet

A few months ago I changed positions at my company. I now support the four corners region, which entails some travel. At the beginning of May I rode ok at Breathless Agony. Then I was in Denver, Salt Lake City and Las Vegas over a three week span. THAT is NOT a good plan for […]

Breathless Agony

What a busy couple of weeks! Sitting in the airport waiting for a flight to Denver as I start to write this. The week before Breathless Agony I was a “cabin parent” at Jake’s 5th grade science camp outside of Payson, AZ. Camp ended around 1:30pm on Friday. I drove home quickly, stopped by the […]