Writing Portfolio

"Gross Anatomy" - Bicycling Magazine

“Gross Anatomy” – Bicycling Magazine

(Cover feature from Bicycling Magazine, March 2012, page 66) Our beautiful sport can occasionally give rise to ugly sores, festering boils, and assorted creepy-crawlies. Here’s how to avoid the horror show. Click here to read the full article online (repackaged as the slideshow “Treat Cycling’s Grossest Medical Mishaps”)

Breckenridge Magazine - "The Dirty Dozen"

Breckenridge Magazine – “The Dirty Dozen”

(From Breckenridge Magazine, Summer 2011, page 37) It’s 10:35 p.m. on a Saturday night at Breckenridge Brewpub and the randy tourist crowd is looking sluggish, worn down by a solvent of mountain air and ethanol. I’m sitting alone at a booth seat near the bar, looking like a buffoon with my sampler platter of every […]

Breckenridge Magazine - "Riding With Giants"

Breckenridge Magazine – “Riding With Giants”

(Cover Feature from Breckenridge Magazine, Summer 2011, page 40) I’ll admit it: Every time summer, I spend an inappropriate amount of time checking out men’s legs. Why, you (and my wife) ask? I’m looking for greatness. It’s not just the tell-tale shaving nicks around the knees or Lycra-induced tan lines. Those are common signs of […]

Westword - "Fast Love"

Westword – “Fast Love”

Click here to view the article at Westword.com (Cover feature from Westword, June 9, 2011) Eva Håkansson and Bill Dubé fell in love with green technology, going fast, and each other. Now they’re on a mission to make you believe that electric is sexy. One of their homemade motorcycles, the KillaCycle, goes from 0 to […]

Draft Magazine - "The Other Homebrew"

Draft Magazine – “The Other Homebrew”

Click here for a PDF of the original article (Feature in Draft Magazine, January/February 2011, pgs. 68-71) A 1937 Ford Slantback Sedan sits under a thin layer of sawdust inside an otherwise immaculate two-car garage in Loveland, Colo. Dustin Nere stands at a workbench, his back turned to the car, stroking an electric sander back […]

Breckenridge Magazine - Multiple Articles

Breckenridge Magazine – Multiple Articles

I wrote one essay and two articles for the premiere issue of Breckenridge Magazine, a custom travel publication in Breckenridge, Colorado: “Soak It In” (Click here to download a PDF of the original article) “25 Breckenridge Faves,” co-written with Irene Thomas (Click here to download a PDF of the original article) “Babes in the Backcountry” […]

Backpacker - June 2010 - "Beat Pack Strain"

Backpacker – June 2010 – “Beat Pack Strain”

Click here for a PDF of the original article. (from Backpacker Magazine, June 2010, page 52) Beat Pack Strain Hauling a heavy load can do a number on the neck, back, and hips. Stay pain-free with these tips. By Ron S. Doyle PROBLEM Neck pain Leaning forward against a pack‘s shoulder straps pulls your head […]

Complete Woman - "Up Close & Personal with Max Ryan" - June/July 2010

Complete Woman – “Up Close & Personal with Max Ryan” – June/July 2010

(From Complete Woman Magazine, June/July 2010, page 13.) Click here for a PDF of the original article, which ran as a supplement to my feature story, “What is he thinking?!” Getting Intimate with Sex and the City 2’s Max Ryan English-born Max Ryan plays Rikard, a hunky European architect who crosses paths with Samantha Jones […]

Complete Woman - "What is he (really) thinking?!" - June/July 2010

Complete Woman – “What is he (really) thinking?!” – June/July 2010

(From Complete Woman Magazine, June/July 2010. Mentioned on cover, article on pages 10-13.) Click here for a PDF of the original article, including an interview with Sex & The City 2’s Max Ryan. What is he (really) thinking?! Women have long gotten a bad rap as being difficult to decipher, but, if you ask us, […]

Complete Woman - "Ten Things Men Keep Quiet" - December 2009

Complete Woman – “Ten Things Men Keep Quiet” – December 2009

(From Complete Woman Magazine, December 2009.  Mentioned on cover, article on pages 10-13) Ten Things Men Keep Quiet He’s Keeping Secrets From Us—But Not Necessarily What We Think (Or Fear)! One Man Braves His Peers To Give Us The Lowdown. By Ron S. Doyle I was kicked out of the Man Club three days ago, […]