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30 posts in 30 days

I want to start by saying thanks to everyone who's  clicked onto the blog over the last month. Together you guys have clicked the "read more" link almost 450 times. Hopefully you found something amusing, funny or interesting. This first batch feels a little self-aggrandizing, I've got a lot of stories and pictures about me. This is a little bit intentional, I'm trying to establish that I have first-hand experience on freestyle bikes, bmx bikes, cruiser bikes, road bikes, fixie bikes, tandem bikes, freeride bikes, commuter bikes and mountain bikes. So when you visit my blog I don't want to just link you to another story that I found on the internet. I want to share people, places and things that I have a personal connection to.
  Going forward, I plan to start roping friends in for interviews and guest features. I know a lot of interesting bike people and I want to share their stories too. I think some of the best conversations I've ever heard take place when four of us are riding up a hill together. This is the kind of stuff I want to other people to hear.
  As for my writing style, I can't promise it's going to get a whole lot better. I like hitting the keys Gonzo style. I come home from riding with a new topic on my mind and I just start putting it down. I'll try really hard to catch the typos, and I can always go back and fix them, but I doubt I'll take the time to run through editing software.
  And I'll use any bike photos you guys want to share. Photos are the hard part, I'll snap a shot when I can, but sometimes I'm just too busy riding to get anything good.

2019 was a great season for me, I started it off with a new bike and then found a new place to ride and friends to do it with. I brought my girls out for a bunch of fun rides and they tried some new trails. Last month I turned 45, so I had to see if I could still do this..

...turns out I still can.
If you're wondering what I ride, it is a 2018 YT CF Pro. And I'll just say, I love this thing! it's the best bike I've ever owned.


I'd like to thank my friends at LBCDirtlabs and The Fix for their motivation and support. I love going into these shops and I love riding with these people on the trail.

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And I'd like to thank my riding buddies, Josh, Brian, Dave and Duncan, 2019 was one of the best seasons of my life!
Last but not least, I'd like to thank Monika, Cora and Etta for their support, and letting me peck away on the laptop when I should be playing with them.
Keep checking back or subscribe, hopefully we all have a great winter and beautiful front range dirt is there waiting for us when it thaws.
Tim

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