Monthly Archives: March 2013

Dirty South Spring 2013

Despite being rained out and postponed we still had an excellent turnout for the Spring Dirty South.  14 riders made the journey to Glenn O Jones Lake for the 100K ride.  The Dirty South is a gravel grinder, which means … Continue reading

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Save the Date – Crappy Weather

Couple of important dates for area riders wishing to have a good time. March 30th – Dirty South Redux, same time, same location, same route.  We were shut down by cold rain the first time, but the weather is looking … Continue reading

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It’s About the Bike: Jason’s AdventureX

Welcome to a new feature I’m calling “It’s About the Bike”  (Ed. Note: Sorry about the lack of creative.)  In this section we feature folks and their bikes.  I’ll be taking submissions for “It’s About the Bike” if anyone is … Continue reading

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Bontrager Jacket and Camera Miracle

At the Midwest bike show a while back I bought this slick Bontager jacket for an even slicker 60 dollars, about 100 dollars off retail.  I’ve worn it enough now to offer a review. This is the second bike specific … Continue reading

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Dirty South Postponed and Jason’s Real Mountain Bike Ride

We often pride ourselves on our crazy weather here in Southern Illinois and this weekend is a great example.  Yesterday I hit the trails in nearly 70 degree weather.  Today we had a mountain bike group ride in 60 degree … Continue reading

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Spring Break Blues – Taylor Phinney’s Heroic Ride

This has not been a memorable Spring break, typically Shauna and I take a little spring break getaway, and I try to incorporate lots of cycling into my week off of school.  This year we decided to save our money … Continue reading

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Harrisburg Wins, Dirty South Heating Up, Bent Saddle, Long Trainer Ride

Harrisburg Wins State, and I get bent…literally Continue reading

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