The Cleanest Line

Month: May 2009

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The GOOSE is Loose!

The GOOSE is Loose!

May 13, 2009 May 13, 2009

Used to be, I’d change into my biking garb in an exceptionally small closet. I'd shoe-horn into a closet that offered just enough room to change between the clanky boiler, a pile of broken bricks, and an impressive mouse-turd collection. It wasn’t that my last job—at a local rag-tag… Read More

Makalu 2009: Getting Acclimated

Makalu 2009: Getting Acclimated

By Steve House   |   May 12, 2009 May 12, 2009

With his sat. phone all repaired, Steve House called from Makalu base camp last Thursday. Then it was our turn for technical difficulties here in Ventura. Now that everything's up and running again we're happy to share Steve's first phone update from the base of Makalu's West Face, the… Read More

Dirtbag Diaries: Great White Book

Dirtbag Diaries: Great White Book

May 11, 2009 May 11, 2009

In between full-length episodes of The Dirtbag Diaries, host Fitz Cahall offers listeners like you the chance to share your own story on the show. These are the Shortz. And while we can't advocate wearing headphones during your rides to work this week, maybe you can use the… Read More

Backyard Adventures: Finding Reasons Not to Leave

Backyard Adventures: Finding Reasons Not to Leave

May 8, 2009 May 8, 2009

Another installment of the Backyard Adventures for TCL readers today. This time, we're heading back East a bit, and a little back in time, to eastern Virginia in early January. Folks who live along the mid-Atlantic seaboard know this is one of the few places on earth that… Read More

Four Summer Stories Added to the Tin Shed

Four Summer Stories Added to the Tin Shed

May 4, 2009 May 4, 2009

We're not poaching on the classic MacGillivray/Freeman surf flick but we do have news about one of its stars. Gerry Lopez's field report, "Surfing with Aloha," is one of four new stories that have just been added to the Tin Shed. Sailboat captain Liz Clark, whale activist Crystal… Read More

Pat Ambassador Krissy Moehl Posts New Record on Leona Divide 50

Pat Ambassador Krissy Moehl Posts New Record on Leona Divide 50

By Krissy Moehl   |   May 1, 2009 May 1, 2009

[Ed note: The following submission is from Patagonia Velocity and Performance Baselayer Designer, Jenny Uehisa. Together with Krissy Moehl, the duo are responsible for the design and development of many of the products found in Patagonia's line of running apparel.] I first met Krissy about 7 years ago when… Read More

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