Monthly Archives: October 2012

challenges
October 31, 2012 posted by

Great Rides: White Rim In A Day

Since October’s the best month of playing outside I’ll end it with one more classic ride: The White Rim in a day. I did this a few weeks back with…

climbing
October 27, 2012 posted by

First Female V14

With October sending season in full force how about the first female V14 for your weekly Psyche? Congrats to Tomoko Ogawa for completely her three-year project, Catharsis, at Shiobara, Japan,…

The Chill Pill: The One Drug You Should Be Taking
drugs
October 25, 2012 posted by

The Chill Pill: The One Drug You Should Be Taking

I review studies almost everyday. Most are on food, exercise, or supplements and how they might better your life. But there’s one topic, far less popular, that’s a constant theme…

climbing
October 19, 2012 posted by

60 Year Old Climbs 14a

Think you’re getting old? It’s all a number. 30 years ago there were no 5.14s in the world so what’s this guy’s doing, at age 60, is the sports equivalent…

cycling
October 13, 2012 posted by

Road Bike Party

So much on the agenda that I almost forgot about a Psyche for this week. For shame. Well, here’s a good one that takes no intro and is a nice…

doping
October 11, 2012 posted by

A Tale Of Cyclists And Dope

As a cyclist and long time fan of the sport it’s a fascinating morning. The Lance Armstrong saga finally played out yesterday when 11 of his former teammates came clean…

climbing
October 9, 2012 posted by

When To Deviate From The Plan

This is a follow up post to my training article that appeared in Dead Point Climbing Magazine last month. I’ve been on the plan myself so here are some observations…

climbing
October 5, 2012 posted by

The World’s Hardest Climb…

…just went down. Not so shockingly to Adam Ondra (congrats, man!) I wasn’t going to put this here until the full video came out but then I saw the above…