Monthly Archives: March 2015

Old School in the New School

I recently took my Cannondale M800 Beast of the East out for a ride with some guys at Glendale.  The Beast is a early 90s 26 inch rigid mountain bike with cantilever brakes.  The guys I was riding with were … Continue reading

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Velo Magazine, Do I Still Want You?

I have been a subscriber to “VeloNews” and now the re branded “Velo” magazine on and off for a long time.  I was initially interested in when it was formated as a tabloid.  Reading Velonews magazine took hours, the other … Continue reading

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Dirty South East Side 2015

I woke up Sunday morning with a sense of dread.  I just wanted to roll over and go back to sleep, I certainly didn’t want to go ride 60 miles of tough hills and gravel.  I had spent the week … Continue reading

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Dirty South West Side 2015

This year’s Dirty South 100K West Side was an awesome ride, there was a big diverse turnout, a with a number of younger riders and women.  The route was more then challenging, and the weather was perfect.  That all being … Continue reading

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Spring Time in the Hinterlands

Well it’s Spring, the snow has melted and the temperature have skyrocketed to the mid 60s.  I’m feeling a frenzy rising deep from my bones, a drive to go ride my bike up gargantuan mountains and frolic through the forest. … Continue reading

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North American Handmade Bicycle Show

The North American Handmade Bicycle Show is taking place in Louisville Kentucky this year.  Eli pointed out that it was less then 3 hours away and we decided to go with Luke.  Here’s a blurb about the NAHBS from the … Continue reading

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The Tour is Won on the Alpe Review

The first named climb from bicycle racing I ever learned was Alpe D’Huez.  It’s the most famous bicycle climb in the world.  The Tour is Won on the Alpe is a book by some foreign guy about the climb and … Continue reading

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