Monthly Archives: November 2013

Black Friday Ride 2013 In the Books

The Black Friday ride is one of my favorite rides of the year because it brings out riders who I sometimes only get to ride with once a year.  Some notable folks were missing this year but we still had … Continue reading

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World Cup Action

I’m watching Katie Compton decimate the field at the 3rd Cyclocross world cup at Koksijde Belgium.  I must have missed this race last year, its not like any cross race I’ve seen.  Large portions of the course are nothing but … Continue reading

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Black Friday Mountain Bike Ride

Always a good time, big group, lots of fun, lots of skill levels.

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A Frank Assessment of My Current Level of Fitness

I roller bladed all through October last year, nearly every day.  I put my skates up in September this year at the first sign of cool weather.  I replaced my nearly hour long skate with a 30 minute walk.  I … Continue reading

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HORNER, Cyclocross Vids, Dutch, Cat, Old School, Nanny State, Pop, COMBO POST

Something I haven’t experienced in quite awhile.  Boredom.  My knee is recovering nicely from Sunday’s crash, but a far more annoying problem as sprung up in it’s place, sore ribs.  When I crashed the wind was knocked out of me, … Continue reading

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Ouch… Stupid Air Pressure

In an attempt to have flat-free mountain bike rides I’ve been experimenting with higher air pressures.  As you probably know lower pressures ride much better on the trail then higher pressure.  Low pressures conform to the uneven surface of the … Continue reading

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Single Speed Report One

Well, I’m not sure if I’d call it success or not but I rode my single speed yesterday.  Rain pushed the Wednesday ride back to Thursday and the trails were just a bit soft.  We parked at Gossage Cemetery and … Continue reading

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