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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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The Hub, More Touring Training, Gravel Grinding

Friday I went with my wife to The Hub in Marion, a fitness recreation center.  It was really quite amazing.  We went in the morning and had the pool area nearly to ourselves.  Shauna is really getting her fitness on … 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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Continental Gatorskins 700×32 HUGE ROAD TIRE

My primary sponsor, my Dad, supplied me with some new tires to test this week.  Gatorskin 700X32.  These tires offer industry leading flat protection coupled with performance, or at least that’s Continental’s story.  When my Dad told me he was … Continue reading

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Dirty South East Side 2015

I woke up Sunday morning with a sense of dread.  I just wanted to roll over and go back to sleep, I certainly didn’t want to go ride 60 miles of tough hills and gravel.  I had spent the week … Continue reading

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Dirty South West Side 2015

This year’s Dirty South 100K West Side was an awesome ride, there was a big diverse turnout, a with a number of younger riders and women.  The route was more then challenging, and the weather was perfect.  That all being … Continue reading

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Dirty South Harrisburg 2014 In the Books

I’m happy to report another Dirty South Ride went off without a hitch yesterday.  We had 19 riders show up on a very cold morning to tackle the terrain and wind.  I was happy to see that several riders had … Continue reading

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