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Shimano 105 5800 Upgrade

I’ve been running a 10 speed component group for awhile and while its worked well it never seemed to work exactly right.  I could replace the cables and adjust them all day but there always seemed to be a few … Continue reading

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Brown County and Nashville Indiana

Shauna and I weren’t able to do our normal routine of a trip to the Smokey Mountains for Spring Break this year, but we were able to get away for a few days to Brown County Indiana.  The ideal trip … Continue reading

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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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Barn Door Cycling Video Review PUMP

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GoPro Hero5 And Why You Maybe Should Buy It

Hey its Christmas time so there’s a new Gopro camera out and a new promo video to go with it, and as usual it looks amazing. A few years ago  I wrote about my negative opinions of GoPro.  The synopsis … Continue reading

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Awesome Fall Weather at Miller Grove Cemetery

This Veteran’s Day weekend has been fantastic for mountain biking.  Temps have got down around freezing overnight but warmed enough for summer riding attire during the day.   Friday four of us put in at Neighbor’s road and went down … Continue reading

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Knockoff SPD-SL Cleats: You Get What You Pay For

I have only one problem with my Shimano SPD-SL pedals, the cleats wear out every year.  Shimano cleats are made of plastic so it’s not like they should last forever, but at 29 bucks they are some really expesnsive plastic. … Continue reading

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