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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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Dirty South 100K Harrisburg 2014 Ride Flyer

If you like rides on gravel roads, rides in forests, rides with awesome people, rides with lots of hills, rides that offer zero support, and rides don’t cost a penny then you’ll love the Dirty South 100K. Hey, if you … Continue reading

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Dirty South Postponed and Jason’s Real Mountain Bike Ride

We often pride ourselves on our crazy weather here in Southern Illinois and this weekend is a great example.  Yesterday I hit the trails in nearly 70 degree weather.  Today we had a mountain bike group ride in 60 degree … Continue reading

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Dirty South 2013

    I hear this is a good ride, whoever organizes it may mark the roads this year.  It’ll be fun.

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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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Come Down South and Get Dirty

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Riding Dirty, the Dirty South 100K

A few weeks ago I mentioned on the Shawnee Mountain Bike Association website that I intended to do a gravel road ride in some of the hillier areas of the Shawnee National Forest.  I thought there might be one or two people there who … Continue reading

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