The best thing about summer solstice? Plenty of daylight to work hard, then play hard. Join my hour-by-hour journey through the longest day of 2018.

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6:00AM

Top of the morn! Yes, this is a Christmas cup, and now we are halfway there!

6:30AM

Walk the hounds. Take them around the neighborhood to clear rabbits and clean up edible debris.

7:00AM

Straight to the pound! Okay, not the pound but close. Dog prison while we're out of town for a couple days. Sorry, Finn.

7:45AM

The peaceful nine-mile dive to the office.

8:15AM

Check in on the world before my first of several meetings of the day.

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10:05AM

One of those said meetings. And yes, I was paying attention while shooting this photo.

11:00AM

On the road to shoot photos at the Windsor Community Recreation Center.

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11:20AM

Shooting photos of the new track sticker and posters that we just installed for AFM.

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11:50AM

Back to the office!

1:45PM

Edit those photos.

2:00PM

It’s time to LOAD THE BIKES!!!

4:00PM

On the road up 285 heading southwest to Crested Butte. 45? Who drives 45?

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6:00PM

Yes, we are still on the road...

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7:00PM

The end of this journey is near!

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7:15PM

Crested Butte! I am here to work the Big Mountain Enduro race. Helping out with registration and check-in while meeting the pros and of course checking out the best that Yeti Cycles has to offer.

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8:30PM

Now that we're here, it’s time to find food, and more importantly, a drink.

9:00PM

How could we go wrong with this place?

You can't! The Last Steep Bar & Grill is awesome.

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9.08PM

Fat Tire beer after a long, long drive. God bless us, everyone.

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9:09PM

This is the big finish. Well, it went on longer, but I would just be repeating this same shot with a variety of beers and cocktails in my hand. Cheers!