Big Loop Maps "World Headquarters" in Dolores Colorado
Cycling Community Participation
Recipient of the 2019 US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) volunteer of the year award for the state of Colorado.
Southwest Colorado Cycling Association (SWCCA) committee member and trail construction and maintenance volunteer organizer.
Member of the Montezuma County Recreation Advisory committee.
Colorado Region 9 economic advisory board and loan committee member.
USFS Certified mini excavator equipment operator on pubic lands.
USFS certified chainsaw sawyer for public lands.
Participated in building a large portion of the mountain bike trails in the southwest Colorado Dolores area.
Instrumental in the SWCCA new mountain bike trails proposals in southwest Colorado ultimately approved.
Layout and pin flag new trail routes, trail realignments and trail system expansions in southwest Colorado. Including collaborating with public agencies to avoid sensitive resources and focus on trail sustainability. All while incorporating desirable mountain biking features.
Perform trail maintenance on existing routes including tree and brush clearing, erosion mitigation and trail flow improvements.
Create maps and GIS data for SWCCA new trail proposals, construction and volunteer trail projects.
Donate fabrication time and materials to build and install various metal products including mountain bike fence crossing gates and way finding kiosks on the local trail system.
Manufacture and donated bike racks for the town of Dolores CO to promote bike commuting.
Finished 1st on a singlespeed in 2 1/2 days (2:12:50), Finished 4th overall.
RAAM (Race Across America)
Oceanside CA to Atlantic City NJ -www.raceacrossamerica.org (I broke my clavicle riding my mountain bike 14 days before the race and had a titanium plate put in, still never missed a turn and additionally participated filling in for a rider with high altitude sickness for over 24 hours)
4th place, 4 person team 2007, 3050 Miles
24 Hours in the old pueblo mountain bike race - Tucson AZ, www.epicrides.com
3rd place Single Speed Solo, 16 Laps, 260+ miles, 24:00 riding time, 19,200’ Elevation gain. 2012
1st place Single Speed Solo, 15 Laps, 245+ miles, 24:00 riding time, 18,000’ Elevation gain. 2011
2nd place Single Speed Solo, 16 Laps, 260+ miles, 24:31 riding time, 19,200’ Elevation gain. 2010
3rd place Single Speed Solo, 17 Laps, 280+ miles, 25:00 riding time, 20,000’ Elevation gain. 2012
Participated in this event 4 times in both duo and team categories including 5th place Single Speed 4 person team, 2009 and 8th place Duo Pro Male, 2008
24 Hours in the Sage – Gunnison CO, www.24hoursinthesage.com
1st place single speed solo, 2010 (2nd out of all solo categories including gears), 17 Laps 230 miles, 23 Hours 30 Minutes without resting, Elevation Gain 24,723 ft., Stats http://connect.garmin.com/activity/46121840
1st place single speed solo, 2009, 17 Laps, 230 Miles
3rd place Single Speed Solo, 2008, 210 Miles
24 hours of Moab mountain bike race – Moab UT, www.grannygear.com
2nd place in the Solo Singlespeed USAC national championship category at the 24 Hours of Moab. (Also, had the 5th fastest time out of all the solo categories including geared bikes), 16 laps which was a record amount of laps for the singlespeed category, Time 26 1/2 hours without resting, 238.56 miles and 21,760’ of elevation gain. 2nd place USA Cycling national ranking.
4th place Single Speed Solo 24 Hours of Moab USA Cycling National Championship podium finish, 14 Laps, 209 Miles, 25:53 riding time, 19040’ Elevation gain.
Participated in this event 9 times in both solo and team categories including a 2nd place team finish in the 2006 24 hours of Moab
Dawn to Dusk 12 hour mountain bike race, Gallup NM, www.dawntilduskrace.com
1st place Single Speed Solo 40+ 2011
1st place Single Speed Solo 0-39, 2010, 124 Miles, 12484’ Elevation gain.
1st place Single Speed Solo, 2008, 112 Miles, 11,184’ Elevation gain (I got frostbite on both thumbs during this race)
(Entered 2009 but race was cancelled due to the weather)
12 Hours of Mesa Verde mountain bike race - Cortez CO, www.12hoursofmesaverde.com
1st place Singlespeed Solo and 2nd place overall solo, 2014, 131 Miles, 12,752' elevation gain.
1st place Singlespeed Solo and 1st place overall solo, 2013, 131 Miles, 12,752' elevation gain.
1st place Singlespeed Solo and 1st place overall solo, 2012, 131 Miles, 12,752' elevation gain.
3rd place Single Speed Solo overall, 2011 115 Miles, 11,158' elevation gain. Brutal race! Had a bad crash 3 weeks before the race and road with a rib injury. Led the first 60 miles then dropped to 3rd. The most pain I have ridden with that I can remember. Just happy to get on the podium.
1st place Single Speed Solo overall, 2010, 131 Miles, 12,752’ elevation gain. (Also finished 2nd out of all 119 solo racers, including all the geared bikes and had the fastest single speed solo lap time)
2nd place Single Speed Solo, 2009, 131 Miles, 12,752’ elevation gain.
4th place Single Speed Solo, 2008, 115 Miles, 11,158’ elevation gain. (I started the race late because I had to fix a problem with the race timing computer program, also bent my chain ring and had to run 6 miles with the bike on a lap and road with a broken ring finger from a hockey game the week before)
3rd place Single Speed Solo, 2007, 115 Miles, 8,547’ elevation gain
2012 La Ruta, Finished 4th overall in a geared category in the age group on a singlespeed.
Finished 4th overall in a geared category in the age group on a singlespeed.
5th place against the single speeds and 21st overall, Distance 125.3 Miles, 18 Hours 50 Minutes, Elevation Gain: 17,620 ft. Stats link http://connect.garmin.com/activity/49232863 and spot adventure link. 50 racers started at 10:00PM in Salida Colorado. There is a two hour hike-a-bike topping out just under 13,000' at around 4:00AM with temps at 11 degrees.
CT Classic, Colorado Trail race Molas pass to Durango. 75 Miles, 10,000 ft elevation gain. www.ctja
1st place overall on a single speed (Geared and Single Speed all ages), Time: 10 hours 42 minutes, Distance: 75 mi, Elevation Gain 11,146 ft. This is a great race and is a fundraiser for MS.
Fastest single speed time of 10:08 at the race and the new record for the fastest single speed time in race history. 5th overall with geared bikes.
Sedona Big Friggin Loop
2012 - Finished 1st place singlespeed and 10th overall
2011 - Finished 1st place singlespeed
Kokopelli Trail mountain bike race KTR - Moab UT to Fruita CO, 144 Miles
1st Place Overall Kokopelli 140 Sanctioned Race
2nd in the Single Speed category
Fat Tire 40
2012 - Finished 3rd place singlespeed
2011 - Finished 1st place singlespeed
Purgatory challenge mountain bike race - Durango CO, www.gravityplay.com
3rd in the Single Speed, 14th overall, 50 Miles (Single speed is not officially separated from geared but the top single speeders were recognized)
Escalante Days mountain bike race - Dolores CO, www.doloresrace.com
1st Single Speed Expert/Pro, 2007
1st Single Speed Expert/Pro, 2008
1st Single Speed Expert/Pro, 2009
2nd Single Speed Expert/Pro, 2015
Arizona USAC XC Point Series
1st place 2011 MBAA & USA Cycling Arizona Points Series – McDowell Meltdown, Cat 1 Open Single Speed
1st place 2011 MBAA & USA Cycling Arizona Points Series – Hedgehog Hustle, Cat 1 Open Single Speed
3rd place 2010 MBAA & USA Cycling Arizona Points Series – Global Bikes McDowell Meltdown, Cat 1 Open Single Speed
1st place 2010 Dirt Devil at McDowell, Singlespeed Marathon category
1st place 2010 Arizona Endurance Series, McDowell 60, Singlespeed
Bear Creek Beat Down mountain bike race – Rico CO, 2nd place, Only two riders finished, 2009, 90 Miles 16 Hours
Other riding achievements:
The Death Ride (Road bike) – San Juan Alpine Loop Dolores>Telluride>Ridgeway>Ouray>Silverton>Durango>Mancos>Dolores 236 Miles.
Competed in over 200 motorcycle races with the following highlights. 2005 Baja 1000 5th place team finish (Toughest motorcycle race in the world), 1st place overall amateur class 1986 for the Rocky Mountain Region, & 3rd place overall pro class 1987 for the Rocky Mountain Region