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NEW OMNIUM 2017 -- A Diablo bike racer
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Northeast Wisconsin Omnium 2017

May 27, 2017 0

On the weekend of May 13-14 the Northeastern Wisconsin cycling teams of Diablo Cycling and Wheel and Sprocket hosted the Northeast Wisconsin Omnium 2017. The teams put on one time trial and two days of […]

whitefish dining review -- photo of the Hellroaring Lodge nachos
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Whitefish Dining Review — A Good Deal!

April 10, 2017 0

Dining at ski resorts often means having commodity cafeteria food. I happily report in this Whitefish dining review the fare at Whitefish Mountain Resort is so much more. Obviously, if your heart desires commodity cafeteria […]

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Cycling

Group Riding Culture

April 4, 2017 0

Please read Pete Wilborn’s article at The Lost Art Of The Group Ride. Pete’s points do not apply to group rides in the NE Wisconsin region. I find group riding culture in the Fox Valley […]

whitefish skiing review -- image of WMR from US HWY 2
Ski Resort Reviews

Whitefish Skiing Review

March 14, 2017 2

On March 7, 8, and 9 my cousin and I skied at Whitefish Mountain Resort in Northwest Montana. I enjoyed my time there and am presenting to you my Whitefish skiing review. I will be […]

go with a pro -- adults taking a ski lesson surrounded by pine trees
Skiing

I Chose to Go with a Pro

March 13, 2017 2

One of the items on my Whitefish list was to go with a pro or in other words to take ski lessons. I have been skiing since 1998 and have never taken an official ski […]

Whitefish Bucket List -- Trailmap of Whitefish Mountain frontside
Resorts

Whitefish Bucket List

March 9, 2017 0

This upcoming March (now being February 2017) my cousin Lars and I will be driving out to Whitefish Mountain in Montana to get some big mountain skiing in. I am presenting my Whitefish bucket list […]

night skiing -- an image of a chair lift on lighted up ski resort at night in South Wisconsin
Skiing

All About Night Skiing

February 13, 2017 0

Ever wonder why anyone would ski at night? Isn’t the night about the apres-ski party scene? Isn’t it dark and scary to be skiing at night? Well, I am hear to tell you under the […]

First Ski Trip -- Nightitime photo from the top of Granite Peak looking over Wausau Wisconsin
Skiing

First Ski Trip

February 12, 2017 0

Yeah, it is uncharacteristic but I just completed my first ski trip of the 2016/2017 ski season. It was a night-skiing session at Granite Peak in Wausau Wisconsin. The weather was okay, the snow okay, […]

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The Sharp Edge

Bored

February 11, 2017 4

Gregg at Slopefillers put this out on Twitter: I’m becoming more and more convinced that the only reason some people get “bored” at smaller ski areas is because they’re expecting to. Gregg @slopefillers on Twitter […]

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Cristian Deville and his Bucking Bronco

January 7, 2014 0

One benefit of carving is firmer grip on all sorts of snow conditions and the other benefit of carving is that it allows you to add speed above and beyond what gravity allows for. It […]

Social Media Observations

March 25, 2014 0

I have been working this brand for sometime now and the road finally appears to be making a turn, I do not know how sharp the bend is but it is good to be turning […]

Brown Bag Lunches

April 5, 2014 1

Recently I commented on a Powder Magazine article decrying ski resort brown bag lunch discrimination at a ski resort in the Northwest US. In general I have no problem with that, people giving money to […]

For Love of Skiing

April 12, 2010 1

I Corinthians 13:1-3: If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy […]

Winter Nuisances

December 14, 2013 2

Being a wanna-be ski professional or ski-bum (as you like) you can expect I like winter more than the average person on the street. However, I do not find winter all fun and games, many […]

Lutsen Ski Resort Review

March 6, 2016 4

The Caribou Express chair is the best seat in the house. It serves Moose Mountain and its feast of blue goomer runs (with some double and single black runs included, also some mogul runs and glade runs are in the mix). The Caribou Express chair is a detachable high-speed six seat chairlift and does its best to get you back to the top quickly. […]

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