Category Archives: Best of

2014… A Look Back

Well here we are, it’s 2015.  In about 3 months my blog can celebrate it’s 5 year anniversary, that’s about 5 years longer then I thought it would last.  Lets start this look back on 2014 by checking out my … Continue reading

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The Dirty 100K or 127K

The aphorism “Know Thyself” is inscribed into the walls of the temple of Apollo at Delphi Greece as a warning to those who overestimate their abilities.  Perhaps I should go ride a century at a slow pace and contemplate these … Continue reading

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Barn Door Awards 2011: Cyclist of the Year

And the Winner is… Hold on just a second. This is a pretty big deal, I’ve got to be the most important cycling blogger in Harrisburg, not to mention the only cycling blogger in Harrisburg.  I have 14 people dedicated, … Continue reading

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2011 Barn Door Awards: Rookie of the Year

And the Winner is… Jim Jim Russell connected up with me and some of my riding pals through this blog and went from short easy rides to completing a back-breaking Williams Hill Loop near the end of summer.  On one of … Continue reading

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2011 Barn Door Awards: Hardest Ride of the Year

And the Winner is… RACK The Ride Across Kentucky I realized I could scientifically discover which ride was the most diffucult this year thanks to my Polar heart rate monitor.  It gives a total number of calories burned for each … Continue reading

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2011 Barn Door Awards: Ride of the Year

And the Winner is… The Great Pumpkin Metric I did the most organized tours I’ve ever done this year, I drove far and wide paying for rides so I could eat a few fig bars and ride on roads that I could … Continue reading

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2011 Barn Door Awards: Bike of the Year

And the Winner Is… Vasago Bandersnatch OK its true that my Bandersnatch is like a 2009 model or something, but it was new for me in 2011, specifically Jan 2011.  I went from riding a full suspension 26er with 5.5 inches of travel … Continue reading

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