Category Archives: Rides

Brown County and Nashville Indiana

Shauna and I weren’t able to do our normal routine of a trip to the Smokey Mountains for Spring Break this year, but we were able to get away for a few days to Brown County Indiana.  The ideal trip … Continue reading

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New Bike Day

Yeah, I should say, New to Me Bike Day, see awhile back Luke gave me his Scott Scale frame because he didn’t have room for it and last time he tried to sell one of his bikes the prospective buyer … 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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One Horse Gap February Fun

We got a sizable group together for a ride at One Horse Gap, and again despite incredible weather for a day in February we didn’t see a single horseback rider.  Surprisingly though we did see a hiker, the first one … Continue reading

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Double Down Saturday

Imagine being out on February 11th in short sleeves and shorts.  In fact it’s 8 PM and I’m still comfortable in short sleeves and shorts.  I started off this morning on my road bike as the sun came up enjoying … Continue reading

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Mississippi Valley Bike Expo and Gravel Ride

Last year the Midwest Bike Expo was cancelled, it returned this year sort of, the name changed to Mississippi Valley Bike and Outdoor Expo, and the date moved up, but it’s essentially the same.  In years past this was a … Continue reading

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Temperature Cliff

Today has to be the most extreme temperature shift I’ve ever seen.  I woke up this morning to light rain and temperatures in the low 60s outside.  The temps had gone up so fast that it was far warmer outside … Continue reading

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