Erich Wegscheider

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Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji

I don’t know about other ultra-runners, but I’ll cry at least a couple of times during a 100 mile run. Ultra Trail Mt. Fuji did not disappoint in that regard. However, its last blow just seemed unfair. Unlike most endurance events I’ve done, I actually signed up months in advance. Thus, giving me months to prepare. In […]

Pre Leadville Trail 100 MTB

Even while living in Bali, I dreamt of toeing the line at the Leadville Trail 100 Mountain Bike and Run. I realize how ridiculous that sounds, because I had more beautiful beaches than I knew what to do with. However, mountains have a pull on me and my priorities may be questionable. It’s less than […]

Bali’s Lessons in Endurance

I’m beginning to forget what life was like back in California. For instance, I’m having a hard time imagining what almond butter tastes like – I used to average a 16-ounce jar of that stuff every 5.8-days. Thankfully, cashews are plentiful and those are an acceptable substitute. It’s even more acceptable when a spoon covered […]

Getting Going In Bali

I’ve been in Bali ~2.5 weeks now. In that time, I’ve mastered non-defensive scootering on the left side of the road, choosing entrees that contain the least amount of sustenance, and creating artsy-looking sweat spots on t-shirts. Sounds like it’s all fun and games, huh? Well, that’s pretty much the truth. Since settling in Ubud, […]

Bali Bound

I’m going to skip my usual digressions and get right to it; I’m moving. When the idea of a move first began, places such as Bend, Oregon, Boulder, Colorado, and Victoria or Vancouver, B.C. were in consideration. Then Chiang Mai, Thailand entered the equation. And then Bali, Indonesia. It’s kind of funny to look at […]

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