Retirement

Several years ago, my tax accountant asked me what I planned to do when I wanted to retire.  Sell the business or sell everything off and end up with zero inventory.  I thought about it for a bit.  What is Black Mountain Cycles without me and would someone want to buy it?  Good question and […]

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L’Eroica California

Instead of a full blog post about the 2017 version of the Eroica event held in Paso Robles, CA, here’s a link to a story about the event I wrote for Handbuilt Bicycle Guide.  Check out the full story.  And if you didn’t go, put it on your calendar for next year.  It’s a super […]

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Grinduro!

Grind-uro?  Grin-duro?  Is it a grind?  Is it a grin?  Yes.  The Grinduro! is a race that’s more ride that race.  It’s the type of event that I’ll keep coming back to because it’s so damn fun.  It’s a race with 4 different timed sections that total about 16 miles spread out over 63 miles […]

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The Wave

I’ve got a theory about the wave.  More specifically, the lack of the wave.  I’m a waver.  It’s just part of what I do when I ride.  Wave to other cyclists on the road.  It’s an acknowledgement of other members of this community we’re members of – cyclists.  In the grand scheme of things, it’s […]

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