Against a field of elite racers in Spain, the youngest rider in the field qualifies 3rd only to be brought down by a mechanical in the final run. "After testing out the Intense M9 in SalËve last week, i couldn't wait to get out and race it!" The Nissan European Cup in Spain was a great opportunity to get away from home and test the bike out on a race weekend. We traveled to Spain last Thursday for the Nissan European Cup in Macanet - a picturesque town just on the French/Spanish border. The race itself was bizarrely half...
Over the weekend we saw some killer limestone. The temps have been heating up. Today is in the 90's. Climbing has been a bit rough in these conditions but we're making the best of it. Tonight we will be at the South Austin Rock Gym. I've always heard of the built in features at this gym and I can't wait to check them out.
The latest issue of SELF Magazine features a Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Sports, helping people discover the easiest way to get out there and learn to enjoy the great outdoors while getting in shape. Amongst the gear listed for rock climbing adventures: the Five Ten Quantum. "The flexible, grippy rubber on the Quantum helps you stick to walls."
The gift that I am referring to has benefited many climbers that I have met recently. Not only does this gift allow you to rock climb as much as you can possibly handle, but it pays you for doing NO work! Any guesses yet? Turn on any news channel these days and you're bound to hear that magical word..... UNEMPLOYMENT!!
"On the 14th my friend Fabio Palma gave me an extra special birthday present - He brought me to a beautiful unjumped spot above the historic climbing town of Lecc,o Italy. I opened the long flight from Pian Dei Resinelli, Italy. Check out how soon I glide..."
"Five Ten has done so much over the past few years for flat pedal riders that it's pretty much impossible to go anywhere and not see a rider wearing their shoes. With the introduction of the Minnaar signature SPD shoe last year, they stepped into a new realm and have expanded this year with additional SPD options."