Spreading kindness to the homeless people of Venice – handing out socks – Ft. Invisible People
My friend Staci and I spent a Saturday with Mark Horvath trying to spread a little kindness handing out socks and talking with the homeless of Venice. One of the many people we met was Kenneth. A soft-spoken man who used to work in aerospace for 13 years but was let go. He has been [...]
Be a Hero! with Hero Dirt!
Have you heard the term hero dirt and wonder what could possibly make dirt a hero? In Southern California, our trails get pretty loose and dusty in the summer, but after a rain or two, the dirt is transformed into epic riding conditions. Last weekend a local bike shop, Rock N Road Cyclery put on [...]
2018 year in review
Another year in the books! 2018 started a bit slow for me since I was recovering from knee surgery but it picked steam and never slowed down until December 31! After getting back on the bike, I logged 136 rides, 1,426 miles with 212,550 feet of climbing. Not too shabby! We got the kids passports [...]
Wishing you a Merry Christmas 2018
2018! What a year! Do we say that every year? Enjoy our little video Christmas card with Quinn playing the background piano music.
14 MTB gift ideas all under $35
Looking for a gift idea for your mountain biker but are not sure what they might want? Maybe they have everything, and you are looking for something a bit different! Well, you're in luck! Check out these creative, fun and useful ideas worth giving this holiday!
Give a Bike Change a Life
Carmen and Hans Rey believe that something as simple as a bicycle can have a profound and life-changing positive effect on someone’s life. Whether it is a child that can now travel to school, or the farmer that can now bring a larger load of produce to the market, or the nurse that can visit [...]
Epic Gifts for Mountain Bikers from the Pros
Need a gift idea for your Mountain Biker? I had the chance to talk with Brian Lopes and Hans Rey and got a few holiday gift ideas for you. I also stopped into Troy Lee Design Center and Crank Brothers Demo Center in Laguna Beach to see what they had in store.To help support the [...]
How to stay organized with your workouts —Using Trello
Week one of my workout exchange is complete. I quickly learned when you mix up your routine, you need to plan ahead, so I added all my workouts into my Trello boards. Love that tool. I've been using Trello to keep track of my projects for work and home, but never added in a workout [...]
Workout Exchange Collab with a Triathleate
A quick check in of my workout exchange progress with Genki Hagata. I was hoping to be a little closer to his workout, but my schedule this week wasn't allowing it. I'm modifying to fit my days and my own MTB goals. Hopefully, I can get back on track for the remainder of the week. [...]