Tag Archives: 2016

Dirty South Benton 2016

I’ll be honest, I didn’t want to drive to Benton and ride yesterday.  I had been trying to think of a good excuse to get out of it all week.  Friday night was dipping into the low 20s so I … Continue reading

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Matt and Shauna Go to Duluth

After my successful van camping trip last month Shauna wanted to try and since Southern Illinois humidity was bringing us both down we went North to Duluth.  Why Duluth?  I really don’t know, it was Shauna’s idea, she liked their … 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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Tour de Corn 2016

Thanks to a really nice co-worker I was able to make the Tour de Corn this year.  My pal Shon went with me, he wanted to ride the 100 mile route, but I didn’t.  Essentially I just wimped out, it’s … Continue reading

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Dirty South West Side 2016 Epic Gravel Ride

Take an already epic course and add insane levels of wind and you have today’s Dirty South Gravel Ride.  Normally if it’s windy like this I’d opt for a mountain bike ride, or maybe just stay indoors, but the temperature … Continue reading

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Why I like Bike Racing – 2016 Cyclocross World Championships

The reason why I like bike racing is probably the same reason most people like their favorite sport, unpredictability, but wait, there is so much more.  Cycling is so raw, once the lights turn green there are no time outs, … Continue reading

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