The Four Passes Loop: Day One

There are plenty of warnings about strenuous exercise at altitude. Most of them caution that coming from sea level is a bad idea. To give yourself more time. To relax and enjoy the view. But what’s the fun in that? My parents arrive in Colorado on a regular basis – almost once a year. But that’s rare in the grand […]


The wild west of the Midwest: The Wisconsin ProXCT

After a really successful trip to Boston, I made up my mind to fly out to Wisconsin for the last round of the US national series. I’d never been to the Midwest before, and heard from so many people that the WORS (Wisconsin offroad series) races are great. I was sold, flying into Chicago on Thursday, then heading north to […]