Monthly Archives: June 2012

Welcome to July

Oh Lord its hot.  I mean like today I was trying to help Luke instal a roof rack on his car, it was like 10 O’clock and the sun was burning a hole through my forehead.  I think my brain … Continue reading

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Tour de Corn 2012

This weekend marked the 11th annual Tour de Corn in East Praire MO.  This ride was listed in Bicycling Magazines “Fun Centuries” this year so I knew there would be a big turnout.  The ride typically draws 600 or more people, … Continue reading

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Alligator iLink cable system

Everything you get in the ilink cable kit. I’ve been having a few cable problems recently.  I put new shift cables on my bike and shifting improved, but shortly one of the barrel ends broke meaning I had to redo … Continue reading

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Is Strava responsible for everything in America

Thanks to Mike I get a daily email with all kinds of interesting cycling news, this one caught my attention and left me ticked off.  I’ve written about Strava in the past, I really like Strava.  So this article seems to indicate that Strava … Continue reading

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The official Barn Door Response to Lancegate

Well I’ve been reserving my judgement for a few days to stew over the newest Lance drama, well actually strike that, I just haven’t cared enough to write about it.  In fact I still don’t care enough to write about … Continue reading

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I’ve been on ebay since 1998.  I really like the idea, especially since I’ve always been into niche hobbies and live in a small community.  It’s a hour drive to just find a bike shop and I can’t usually afford to … Continue reading

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Introducing the Routes Page

I have gotten a few requests for routes in the past, mainly for the Dirty South 100K so I thought I would set up a page for some of my favorite routes.  Problem is that does not allow you … Continue reading

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