Tag Archives: long ride

A Long Way to Go for Lunch

A month or so ago, my friend Mickey decided it would be a fun training day to bike the Katy Trail from St. Charles to Hermann for lunch. Knowing I’d ridden that stretch before, he asked how far it was … Continue reading

Posted in Bicycling, Fun events, Miscellany, Training | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

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

Posted in Bicycling, Bike racing, Dirty Kanza, Training | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments