Tag Archives: Gravel Ride

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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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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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 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 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 Spring 2013

Despite being rained out and postponed we still had an excellent turnout for the Spring Dirty South.  14 riders made the journey to Glenn O Jones Lake for the 100K ride.  The Dirty South is a gravel grinder, which means … Continue reading

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Glendale Gravel Grinder

After last weekend’s dismal performance I owed Luke another gravel grinder.  Over the week I put a different cassette on my touring bike, and thanks to my Dad got some new inner tubes for 700×28 tires.  Hopefully that would take care of … Continue reading

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