Archive for September, 2013

Malaysia UCI Marathon World Series

The first ever UCI World Marathon Series race in Asia was held yesterday on the island of Langkawi, Malaysia.  It was an outright death march from the gun as 87 of us from 30 different countries tackled the 3 lap x 27km course through the sweltering Jungle.  Each lap had two very steep hike/bike 20 […]


Nippon, aka Japan is an archipelago of over 6000 islands in southeast asia, consisting of 126 million people.  The characters that make up “Japan” means sun origin, probably why Japan is often known as “the land of the rising sun.”  They have the World’s 3rd largest economy, 2nd lowest homicide rate, and 5th largest military […]

Racing Japanese Style

The Gong was ringing loud and clear as I landed in Japan and found my Carbon Kona King Kahuna cracked in half due to some negligence by a certain Chinese airline on the trip over from Mongolia.   Thanks to some great friends (TK, Takuya, & Yuki) and an amazing sponsor in Kona (Aki World […]

Mongolia Bike Challenge Round 3

It was my third time racing the MBC (Mongolia Bike Challenge) and it never seizes to amaze me what this race and country have to offer.  Every year I come I think “danm that was an adventure of a lifetime”, but I’m starting to realize that it’s just what life is like when you try […]