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Ryan Carlson

Ryan Carlson

Minnetonka, MN
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Full time hubby and father. Mediocre bike racer. Above average designer. Semi-competent business owner. Exceptional balancer of things on my nose.

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Current Month

  • 186.7mi
    DISTANCE
  • 16h 38m
    TIME
  • 7,671ft
    ELEVATION

Recent Achievements

  • 3rd fastest time on SLP to Target Field
  • PR on Climb to Guthrie in 2015
  • PR on West River Hennepin to Stone Arch in 2015
  • PR on Racing Cars in 2015

Year-to-Date

Cycling
Distance 186.7mi
Time 16h 38m
Elevation Gain 7,664ft
Rides 12

All-Time

Cycling
Total Distance 11,141.6mi
Total Time 664h 49m
Total Elev Gain 381,598ft
Total Rides 396

Recent Photos

  • This is how Midwestern cyclists enjoy 43 degree January heatwaves. #T6standardCX #steelisreal #Reynolds853 #foreverforward #twinsix
  • I don't get completely lost very often. But when I do, I make sure I'm alone, on a trail I've never written, in a snowstorm, in the dark, on my wife's birthday. #pro #T6standardFat #mammoth #farm #lost #TwinSix #diaperduty4life
  • Good day for a bike ride. #T6words #T6standardFat #T6lunchride #twinsix #foreverforward
  • For a brief moment we actually considered going to spin class. The shame. #T6standardFat #snowbike #fatbike #exploreminnesota #lakeliving #twinsix #foreverforward #frostbite
  • #NewBikeDay for @audiogeekdesign. Congrats on your new #T6standardFat. I enjoyed the mid-day #bikepathwarrior style shakedown. #RideMetal #TwinSix #foreverforward #fatbike #bikeboner
  • Optimal weather for an October #T6lunchride in the northwoods. #motormachetes #roadie #lunchride #minnesota
  • Being able to throw yourself a three hour birthday party, alone, on a windy rainy Wednesday afternoon... a wonderful gift. #38 #selfemployed #PTO #roadslikethese #foreverforward #twinsix #bkb4life #birthdayride
  • Another good one before we hand this sun soaked summer off to @tubulartommy. #summervibes #twinsix #t6standard
  • Another 11 hour Uhaul drive today  has me shutting my eyes and remembering yesterday's sweet spin up a mountain on the road with my cross bike. #T6standardCX #TwinSix #freedommachine #foreverforward
  • Imagine two boys from the Midwest, flatlanders, load up a uhaul with a bunch of bikes, drive 13 hours eating only beef jerky and sun chips, and park in a vacant lot in Boulder, CO. Immediately deciding it was a good idea to ride, they lift the back gate, disrobe, Lycra up, and roll out on cross bikes. A left off of Foothills Hwy and they find themselves on Lefthand Canyon Drive. 10,000 feet of climbing later, the take in the sights and smells of Ward, CO. Onward to Nederland, followed by a white knuckle 45 minute 35+ mph decent back to Boulder. With 55 miles in the legs, they found the nearest restaurant serving burritos. And THAT my friends is what I did today. #funfinding #ForeverForward #twinsix #roadtovegas #interbike #reynolds853 #T6standardCX
  • With an Arnie Palmer in my bottle I set out early for one last perfect summer ride. But a direct hit with a staple punctured my fun. Changed the flat in record time, only to realize my inflator was on the lamb. Now I sit here in silence, enjoying the sunrise, wondering if my wife is ever going to pick up her phone. #sagwagon #summer #earlytobedearlytoshred
  • Not my usual persuasion, but a nice way to spend the lunch hour nonetheless. #ridemetal #T629er #foreverforward #freedommachine #dirtride #lunchride #twinsix
  • Wife told me last night that if I knocked out 90 miles before 9:00am that I could take a nap this afternoon. Booyea! #riseandride #earlytobedearlytoshred #beyourfuturedanny #twinsix
  • Greeting the day with will power cloaked in madness, and a pinch of optimism. #riseandride #foreverforward #isthatabananainyourpocket #dadlife