Yuri's been scribbling for Bike Monkey Magazine since issue #1, as well as other cycling publications. A former 24-hour endurance race champ, who's been sponsored by GU Energy Labs for over a decade, and current local quad-throttler, he tossed aside a long-time career as a third grade teacher in favor of entering the bike industry. Born and raised in the chicken capital of the USA, spit through UC Berkeley, scattered across the states, then firmly replanted about a mile and a half from his old stomping grounds, he's come full circle. In more ways than one.

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How Do You GU: Rebecca Rusch’s Fuel For Kokopelli Tr. Record

May 6, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

 Editor’s Note: Have you ever wondered what it would take to fuel a 13+ hour record ride? Well, now’s your chance to see exactly what Rebecca Rusch, The Queen of Pain, ate during her record smashing ride of the 142 mile  Kokopelli Tr. This update comes directly from the Queen herself. #jointherusch   Here’s what […]

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Sky’s The Limit

March 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Bobby never ceases to amaze me. I mean, I already know the guy tears it up on a bike, so I guess it shouldn’t have been too much of a surprise that his great bike handling skills transferred to jet boating, right?! Yesterday I got to find out first hand that Bobby, after a bit […]

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Dirt In Our Teeth

March 21, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

Dirt in our teeth. That’s what Bobby likes to say after we’ve perfectly choreographed riding some sweet singletrack and have had so much fun it put grins on our faces that collected more dirt on our teeth than the grill of a car collects bugs. Yesterday we rode just such a trail. Rude Rock, a […]

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No Excuses, No Limits

March 18, 2013 | By | 5 Comments

He has plenty of them, excuses that is. He’s survived diabetes, kidney failure, years of dialysis, two kidney/pancreas transplants, open heart surgery, and an aggressive form of cancer that spread to his lymphs. Oh yeah, and he also went blind when he was 29. But, Bobby McMullen, the man I’m heading to Queenstown, NZ with […]

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24 Hours in the Old Pueblo: Fuelin’ Good

February 11, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Learn how to best fuel yourself for 24 hours with GU Energy Brand Specialist Yuri Hauswald Whether you’re on a team or racing Old Pueblo all by your lonesome, proper nutrition is paramount. Yuri Hauswald not only works for GU Energy Labs – the Official Performance Nutrition Sponsor of Epic Rides – but has been […]

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