Monthly Archives: January 2014

Saddle VADER VD-103 Review

Can you get a good saddle for less than ten bucks?  That was the question I was asking myself when I saw the Saddle Vader VD-103 on ebay for 8 dollars and free shipping.  That’s kind of unbelievable.  If I … Continue reading

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Jackson Hole Ice Extravaganza

Eli, Joe and I rode yesterday morning from the Dog Pen in what I’m sure will go down as one of my most and least favorite rides of all time.  I’ve been working on my Salsa Dos Niner, I’ve got … Continue reading

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Trail Running and the Fork Story

I went trail running with Eli last evening.  I really shouldn’t call it running, more of a jog shuffle.  I haven’t jogged at all lately and I was expecting the run to be bad, but the landscape was inspiring, there … Continue reading

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The North Face, The Middle Class, The Back Nine

I didn’t ride Saturday, I went shopping with my wife.  I don’t like shopping, but sometimes a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do, and if that means wandering around a mall for 2 hours then so … Continue reading

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Congratulations J-Pow and KatieFnCompton

You can watch the 2014US Cyclocross Nationals free on youtube, 6 hours of racing, juniors,women, and men.  I watched the women’s and men’s race in their entirity.  I highly recommend it.  The racing is excellent, the course is excellent, and … Continue reading

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Slop and Chop

We got a couple of mountain bike rides this weekend despite adverse conditions.  Snow melt and heavy rain made for some soft trails.  I jokingly called the Punji trail knowing it’s a mosnter to ride even in good conditions, I … Continue reading

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Dirty South 100K Harrisburg 2014 Ride Flyer

If you like rides on gravel roads, rides in forests, rides with awesome people, rides with lots of hills, rides that offer zero support, and rides don’t cost a penny then you’ll love the Dirty South 100K. Hey, if you … Continue reading

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