Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Story of Bicycle Jimmy

I was fortunate enough to begin riding with a guy named Snake who had an almost magical ability to draw together diverse people for bike rides.  One of those guys was named Jimmy, nicknamed Bicycle Jimmy.  Jimmy was in his … Continue reading

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Touring Training

Been a good last few days for miles.  I rode 71 miles Sunday alone on a hilly and windy course.  Longest ride of the year so far for me and I could really feel my deficits at the end. Those … Continue reading

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12 Dollar Bike Shorts and 2 Dollar Bottle Cages from China

Hey, there’s no hiding it, I’m cheap.  I’m always looking for good deals on bike stuff.  This Christmas I purchased some 12 dollar bib shorts from China.  I needed some new shorts and couldn’t believe the price.  The pictures looked … Continue reading

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The Path, The Fish, The Mud,

A combo post for this evening with a little cycling content at the end.  Lets start with the new Hulu series “The Path.” I heard of “The Path” as it was advertised on NPR.  I listen to alot of NPR. … Continue reading

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TT.2 Crab Orchard

Little Egypt Time Trial Series second race was scheduled to be at DeSoto on some State owned land with old mine roads.  The 8 mile loop is like a mini gravel grinder adventure ride; mostly gravel roads with some dirt … Continue reading

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Roubaix! Adventure Cycling! Time Trial!

Had the day off and watched 6 hours of Paris-Roubaix.  OK, I didn’t watch the whole 6 hours, I downloaded the entire 6 hours but fast forwarded through much of the middle.  This was the first time Eurosport has broadcast … Continue reading

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Harrisburg to Cave City – Planning Stages

After carefully examining my options for a week long bike tour this summer I got bored and fell asleep.  In all honesty I would really like to go do one but its not looking likely.  First off is time.  To … Continue reading

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