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And now ladies and gentlemen, for your delectation and edification, the first day of spring will be followed immediately by the first day of summer

Warrenton 300K
April 12 2014
15 hours, 2 minutes.

I eased my tired body back into the plush molded plastic and pulled out my phone. From behind the counter came the cheerful shouts of the dedicated Hardees… 4,338 more words


Shimergo - 1000's of miles later.

I recently overhauled the handlebars on my commuter with a “drop” type bar, “road” disc brakes and campagnolo ergo “brifters” (on my shimano drivetrain).  Below are the series of posts covering this. 299 more words


GPS & Randonneuring - Part Deux

3 years ago, I wrote a post titled “GPS & Randonneuring.”  I have learned a lot in the last couple of years.  This is probably one of many updates, and I’ll continue to to update as I learn more information and technology evolves.  1,806 more words


Pure Bliss: D.C. Randonneurs 300K

The ride begins with warmth in the air. After a couple hours of darkness, the sun rises and bounces down the road with us. It must sense that we’re in for a 190-mile day of play. 298 more words


Kersey Kick 200 km Brevet

It’s been a while since I’ve actually done a Brevet.  2012 to be exact.  With the Frenchies leaving us all hangin’ on how preregistration is going to work for PBP 2015… 973 more words


What is the furthest you've ever biked?

Recently, I’ve been waxing. . .hold on, hold on, settle down, not that kind of waxing.  Sure, I shave my legs but I do it the old fashioned  1,368 more words


2014 SFR Hopland 400k

“I (insert your name here) promise to not do stupid stuff.”
The facts that it’s dark, there’s rain in the forecast, and I’m about to go on a 250 mile bike ride past a place I just drove from notwithstanding, yeah sure, I’m all about that. 2,525 more words