• Lakewood’s Justin Balog, director of “Shared Territory” Iceland bikepacking, shares with 303Radio

    Submitted by Bill Plock on May 28th, 2019

    They originally thought they might be able to ride across the interior of Iceland in one day. The packed enough food for 7 days…but it took 9. Lots of adventures along the way; crossing glacial rivers, riding on volcanic rocks for hours, not even knowing where they might sleep. Director Justin Balog tells 303 RadioRead More

    • SPOKE: You Never Know When the Last Moments Will Be

      Submitted by 303cycling on March 4th, 2018

      By Becky Furuta “You never know when the last moments will be, so you have to be present for them all.” Callie Halls, best host housing ever, St. Louis, MO Driving to the Halls’ house was like driving to the home I never had. It was a beautiful, lemon-yellow house on a tree-lined street withRead More

      • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – Entitlement

        Submitted by 303cycling on February 18th, 2018

        By Becky Furuta A great burden is lifted in sport and in life when you come to the realization that no one owes you anything at all. Athletes, by definition, have a competitive spirit. It’s why we do what we do. It’s the reason I am on the bike trainer at 4am, in the silentRead More

        • SPOKE: Becky Furuta on Bikes, and Life – From 30,000-feet

          Submitted by 303cycling on January 14th, 2018

          A ride down memory lane. By Becky Furuta “You should judge your success by what you had to give up to achieve it.” Guy in seat 24C, flight from Alicante, Spain to Madrid. I was eating a rhubarb croissant, and thinking about how tired my body felt. I had a separated right shoulder, road rashRead More