Category Archives: Racing

Tour of the Ozarks Part One

It’s 8:53 PM, nearly dark and I’m careening down an incredibly steep highway following two blinking red lights in the distance.  I chance a short glance at my Garmin and see the speed is registering 42 mph.  I’m going 42 … Continue reading

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My Form is -56

Things worked out this weekend for me to do a few decent road bike rides and I was very interested in the data gathered from these rides.  I was interested in the hard data for Strava because I recently signed … Continue reading

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Dirty South Roubaix 2017 SUCCESS

What is This All About? So back in 2012 a group of us got together for what I’m sure wasn’t the first gravel road ride in Southern Illinois, but the only one with a catchy name, The Dirty South 100K. … Continue reading

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Do We Let Lance Armstrong Back?

I’ve noticed Lance showing back up on my radar lately.  Whether it be reports of his lawsuit on google news, stories about training with American pros showing up on my facebook feed, whatever the hell WEDU is, and “The Forward … Continue reading

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Dirty South 100K Roubaix 2017

It’s the real deal!!!

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Zwift YOUR SITTING ON A GOLDMINE!

Zwift is growing, alot.  When I first began to use Zwift on the beta course it was a big deal if 200 riders were on at the same time.  Now nearly every time I log on I see 800+  I … Continue reading

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Great Egyptian Omnium Circuit Race

The Great Egyptian Omnium’s first day went off Saturday with a time trial in the morning and a circuit race following.  Attendance and participation was down from some of the previous GEO’s I’ve been too, which is to be expected … Continue reading

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