Monthly Archives: March 2014

Going solo: BonkHard Chill volunteer report

What do you do when no one wants to go along with your brilliant ideas? I used to miss out on a lot because I was afraid to do things alone, but in the past five or so years I’ve … Continue reading

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Adventure racing for cheapskates

Adventure racing, while being the coolest sport on the planet, can present some obstacles to the budget-minded athlete. Prospective racers first face the hurdle of acquiring basic gear, but it doesnโ€™t stop there. Unlike camping, where most expenses are incurred … Continue reading

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Gravel double

Alternate title: If a bike ride doesn’t have a GPS track, did it ever really happen? ***Catching up on last weekend’s goings on*** Saturday (3/8): Finally, finally the weather forecast was semi-favorable, and we made sure to take advantage of … Continue reading

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Adventure Racing 101: How to build your Personal Adventure Network

In education, the Personal Learning Network (PLN) is a popular concept. Basically, a PLN is a network of resources โ€” blogs, websites, and individuals โ€” that inform and inspire you in your career. Similarly, aspiring (or active) adventure racers can … Continue reading

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Cold feet

I’m not much of an idea person, so I’m really lucky to have friends who come up with awesome plans and then let me tag along. ย It seems to work out pretty well: I get to avoid driving, see cool … Continue reading

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