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52. Why YOU Need to Race CX

Gotta be honest, I really don’t know why YOU need to race CX this year.  I don’t even know why I need to race CX this year. 683 more words

Mountain Bike Racing

Exploring new gravel roads

“Gravel grinder” is a fairly new cycling term to me.  It was about five years ago when I started seeking unpaved roads for cycling adventures.  Saturday morning rides started by gathering friends via social media to ride any gravel roads we could find.   433 more words

General Cycling

50. Graduation 2.0

It was not an auspicious start…

I was ready, my body was ready, I had water (unlike the Long Sock Classic), I had a pump (also unlike the LSC), I was on time ( 2,576 more words

Mountain Bike Racing

Ochoco Gravel Roubaix

​Saturday, August 26th, 2017
Prineville, Oregon

The Ochoco Gravel Roubaix is an OBRA Gran Fondo Style gravel bicycle race through the Ochoco National Forest featuring supported 120, 80 and 45 mile loops. 101 more words

Bicycle

49. DO the Eager Beaver

It’s coming.

It’s almost here.

The Eager Beaver 2.0:  Substance Projects answer to “What’s the Epicest Bike Race Ever?”.

Yup.  Two sleeps until gravel riders, MTB shredders, CX killers, and hardcore roadies from around the province, Quebec, and the States, descend on Nordic Highlands ski hill in Duntroon Ontario, for what I can only say is one of the toughest, most rewarding races of the season–and I don’t even do the full race. 754 more words

Mountain Bike Racing

48. El Bandito 70/140

And so, a legend was born…

Saturday’s El Bandito (the first race in the Substance Projects Stoporcross) was a spectacularly epic, mind numbingly gruelling, big boss, bike race. 2,899 more words

Mountain Bike Racing

Jamis Renegade (1 year anniversary)

Today marks the end of the first year riding my Jamis Renegade Elite. Logged 4,371 miles, according to the Garmin 520 I use to monitor my progress. 60 more words

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