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Dirty South Roubaix 2017 SUCCESS

What is This All About? So back in 2012 a group of us got together for what I’m sure wasn’t the first gravel road ride in Southern Illinois, but the only one with a catchy name, The Dirty South 100K. … Continue reading

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A Slight Detour to Hart’s Bluff

I decided I needed to go hiking yesterday with a couple cameras, a tripod, and a bag of lenses I wouldn’t use.  I parked at Frank’s Tract with the goal of reaching Hart’s Bluff.  The Lusk Creek Natural area is … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Whirlwind Tour of the North 2016

Road Trip After doing a short 3 day road tour on my own last month I wanted to do something a bit longer and farther out.  With our recent purchase of a van, and the fact that my wife’s best … Continue reading

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