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Get back on that horse and ride

So go ahead. Fall down. The world looks different from the ground. ~Oprah Winfrey Saturday I met up with some friends for a bike ride.  We all have long gravel races coming up: this weekend’s OGRE (150 miles) for Keith … 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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Bikes on the brain (gravel edition)

The thing about a long weekend, especially once where my family is otherwise occupied, is that I get greedy. This whole endurance sports thing is still new enough to me that there’s a real kid-in-a-candy-store vibe to it. I want … Continue reading

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That’s more like it

Saturday morning I was supposed to meet some friends and carpool to Rolla, MO, for 100 miles of gravel roads (in two 50-mile loops).  That’s exactly the kind of training I need in preparation for June’s Dirty Kanza (exactly 2 … Continue reading

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