Tag Archives: Mountain Bike

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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Barn Door Tech Tips: Budget 1x Conversion

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Not a Political Post I Promise & SCUD Report

I’ve been thinking for weeks about writing a big political manifesto laying out my case and explaining my views on this year’s political election.  Well it’s November 7th, but I don’t really think I can conjure the mental fortitude to … Continue reading

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Van Camping and Trail Riding

Had a great weekend.  Shauna and I went to Land Between the Lakes for some van camping.  We stayed at Hillman Ferry, which is one of our favorite campgrounds anywhere.  The spot we got had amazing view, and a multicultural … Continue reading

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Giving Back

I’ve had a great deal of help from many people and I’m sure I’ll never give back as much as I’ve been given, but here’s a few of my bicycle related good deeds lately. A few weekends ago a crew … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Summer

It’s September but it’s still hot, brutally hot and humid.  It’s a great time to get up early and go road bike riding at 6 AM so naturally I’ve been going mountain biking at noon, you know to catch the … Continue reading

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Why I Ride Junk Mountain Bike Stuff

When I did my mountain biking trip in the U.P. I actually wished I had a better bike.  Don’t get me wrong, my 2×7 drive train was adequate, my brakes stopped me, and I didn’t have any flats; still there … Continue reading

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