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May 30, 2016: Way Outside My Comfort Zone

I think enough recovery time has now elapsed (2 weeks) that I can finally write about this. Several months ago, at the suggestion of one of my riding buddies, I signed up for the Farmer’s Daughter Gravel Grinder. 356 more words

Review | Panaracer GravelKing SK 32mm & 40mm

The Reasoning:
It’s not cyclocross racing season, I currently don’t own a mountain bike, and I want to ride off-road. Options somewhat slim, I’ve started exploring the fire and logging roads just outside the city with mixed results, and more expeditions planned. 813 more words


Ice cream reward for a hard, windy gravel bike ride

Thank you to Granfondo.com and cyclist author, Valerie Enriquez for the Farfar’s shout out!

Imagine everything wonderful about New England ice cream: soft, creamy hand-scooped goodness served by a smiling teenager at a shop that’s been in the family for multiple generations.

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Bikes roll better when the brakes are not on.

I have had a rough couple of days with very low energy-levels. I really felt like I could become one with my bed and just sort of melt into my blankets. 463 more words


Chino Grinder Race Report: A Tale of Two Races

The Chino Grinder was our first gravel grinder, and it was also the first race we did simultaneously.  It ended up being one epic day in the saddle for all the racers due to some crazy weather, and the race was ultimately called for those reasons. 4,915 more words

Training And Racing

Stock Builds

If you are looking for a great wheelset to get out there and ride, I always keep on hand a few stock builds with a two week turnaround time. 268 more words