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Day 27 - Non gravel specific

I was supposed to get a ride in before work. Get out of bed early and head out on the road bike. It didn’t happen. I’ve also now realised I missed out day 25’s Reg Fact. 303 more words


Landrun 100 2017

The longest race I had done before attempting Landrun 100 was the 36 mile version of Barry Roubaix. Why was I even here? In a town I’d never heard of? 3,506 more words


Now Is A Really Good Time To Change Everything On Your Bike Before Barry-Roubaix

Bike shops across the Midwest rush to assure local cyclists that it’s a great time for a new everything ahead of a wet Barry-Roubaix.  304 more words


2017 Melting Mann Race Recap

The biggest turnout yet for the Melting Mann saw the deepest field as well. Increase in quantity and quality ratcheted up the stakes of a race that, until now, was a Barry-Roubaix tune up race. 520 more words


An Argument Against Gravel

photo courtesy of Home Aquaria 

While most sources suggest drilling a hole into pots that lack them, I chose not to (mostly due to laziness and the fear of breaking one). 244 more words

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Review: 2017 Specialized Roubaix Expert

Specialized have recently come out with a new version of the Roubaix, and thankfully it is a huge departure from the old versiom. The old Roubaix I always thought was a little ugly, even if it has the same name as the mightiest of bike races to be held every year. 1,150 more words