Erich Wegscheider

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Category Archives: Epic Cycling

2014 By The Numbers

Races are hard to write about. Remembering what happened and spinning them in a way that comes across as interesting is basically impossible to do. Writing about triathlon training is an even tougher task, but when a year’s worth of training data is collected, it’s… eh, it’s still boring. So, allow me to tell you about flip […]

Leadville Trail 100 MTB

The Leadville Trail 100 MTB is an epic in every sense of the overused mountain bike term. The brut of a course starts 10,176 feet (3,101 m), climbs 12,266 vertical feet (3,739 m) reaching an elevation of 12,530 feet (3,819 m), and covers ~104 miles (167 km) of fire roads, single track, and some tarmac. It’s […]

Mongolia Bike Challenge

The outlining of this site and all its listed events stems from a single event. While the 50k ultra-marathon and 100k mountain bike were uncommon ventures for a “triathlete,” they weren’t obtusely out-of-the-ordinary pursuits. The Mongolia Bike Challenge on the other hand, was a far departure from the norm. It forced me out of my […]

Mongolia Bike Challenge Interview

The Mongolia Bike Challenge organizers recently reached out to get my thoughts on the quickly-approaching 867 km (539 mile) mountain bike race. However, the blogs of years past are no longer posted, so I have no link to share.

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