• The Eki Chronicles
    The Eki Chronicles A "blue collar" cyclist's adventures from the saddle of a bike.
  • The Eki Chronicles
    The Eki Chronicles A "blue collar" cyclist's adventures from the saddle of a bike
  • The Eki Chronicles
    The Eki Chronicles A "blue collar" cyclist's adventures from the saddle of a bike.
  • The Eki Chronicles
    The Eki Chronicles A "blue collar" cyclist's adventures from the saddle of a bike.
  • The Eki Chronicles
    The Eki Chronicles A "blue collar" cyclist's adventures from the saddle of a bike.
  • The Eki Chronicles
    The Eki Chronicles A "blue collar" cyclist's adventures from the saddle of a bike.

Personal Information

Height:  5'11" Weight:  165 lbs

Racing Category:  12 Hour Solo Mountain Bike (Expert), Ultra Endurance-Gravel Road

Racing Experience: 15 years

Current Sponsors:  Salsa Cycles, Schwalbe Tires, Rudy Project, Ski Hut

Racing Highlights

2nd Place, 2013 Wausau 24, (12 Hour Solo)

5th Place, 2013 Lutsen '99er

29th Place, 2012 Vapor Trail 125 High Altitude Mountain Bike Race

2nd Place, 2011 Trans Iowa, 336 unsupported miles, 30 hours

1st Place, 2010 Wisconsin Endurance Mountain Bike Series - Overall

5th Place, 2010 Dirty Kanza 200, 203 unsupported miles, 15 hours 25 min

2nd Place, 2009 Trans Iowa, 331 unsupported miles, 24 hours 52 min

3rd Place, 2007 24 Hours @ 9 Mile, 12 Hour Solo

3rd Place, 2006 Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival, Short and Fat

 

Results 2014

Balsam Basher Fat Bike Race

3/15/14

6th Place Overall

 

Renegade Gents Race

4/5/14

6th Place Overall (Team of 5 Riders)

 

Dirty Kanza 200

5/31/14

83rd Place Overall

 

Lutsen 99'er

6/28/14

18th Place Overall

 

Wausau 24

8/2/14

4th Place Overall (12 Hour Solo)

 

Vapor Trail 125

9/6/14

27th Overall (18 hours, 43 min.)

 

Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival

9/13/14

150th Place Overall

 

Heck of the North

10/4/14

The day before the "Heck" I was involved in an accident on my bike which involved a car. I received 4 broken ribs as a result of the accident.

 

 

 

 

 

Results 2013

Arrowhead 135 Ultra

1/2/13
Male Open | 17th Overall


Trans Iowa

4/27/13
Male Open | 9th Overall


Dirty Kanza

6/1/13
Male Open | 74th Overall


Lutsen '99er

6/29/13
Male Open | 5th Overall


Wausau 24 (12 Hour Solo)

7/27/13
Male Open | 2nd Overall


MN Rusty Ride 100

8/10/13
Male Open | 9th Overall


Copper Harbor Mountain Bike Festival (XC Long Race)

9/1/13
Male Open | 38th Overall

 

Chequamegon Fat Tire Festival (40)

9/14/13
Male Open | 97th Overall


 

Results 2012

Heck of the North

9/29/12
Male Open | 26th Overall


 Chequamegon Fat Tire Fest. 40

9/15/12
Male Open | 121st 


Vapor Trail 125

9/8/12
Male Open | 29th Overall 


Wausau 24 (12 hour solo)

7/28/12
Male Open | 3rd Overall


Stump Farm 100 (WEMS)

7/7/12
Male Open | 3rd Overall


 Chequamegon 100

6/23/12
Male Open | 35th Overall


Dirty Kanza 200

6/2/12
Male Open | 58th Overall


 Northern Kettles Endurance Challenge (WEMS 100 miles)

5/12/12
Male Open | 3rd Overall


Ragnarok 105 (Gravel, 105 miles)

4/14/12
Male Open | 8th Overall


Results 2011

Dirt Bag (Gravel, 80 miles)

10/29/11
Male Open | 12th Overall


The Heck of the North (Gravel, 100 miles)

10/1/11
Male Open | 5th Overall


Chequamegon Fat Tire 40 (Mt. Bike, 40 miles)

9/17/11
Male 40-44| 119th Overall, 18th in class


Dakota Five-O (Mt. Bike, 50 miles)

9/4/11
Male 40-49|18th Overall, 6th in class


 Salsa Two-Four (Mt. Bike, 8 hour solo)

8/12/11
Male Open| 3rd Overall


Levis Trow 100 (Mt. Bike, 100 miles)

7/16/11
Male Open | 4th Overall


 Thunderdown in the Underdown 12 Hour Solo (Mt. Bike)

7/2/11
Male Open| 1st Overall


Dirty Kanza (Gravel, 204 miles)

6/4/11
Male Open | 17th Overall


Chequamegon 100 (Mt. Bike, 100 miles) 

5/21/11
Male Open | 11th Overall


Stump Farm 12 Hour Solo (Mt. Bike)

5/14/11
Male Open | 5th Overall


Trans Iowa (Gravel, 336 miles, unsupported)

4/23-24/11
Male Open | 2nd Overall


Ragnarok 105 (Gravel, 105 miles)

4/9/11
Male Open | 2nd Overall