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Layering Up For Winter Riding

A while back on a group ride my buddy Justin said I should write a piece about how to dress for cold winter riding.  I thought this was funny because I have been spending all my time riding inside.  In … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned from LETTS

A few months ago a few Southern Illinois cyclists started a series of Time Trials called Little Egypt Time Trial Series.  It’s totally low key, unsanctioned, fun racing.  I expected a group of maybe 10-15 riders and hoped that maybe … Continue reading

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Tour de Corn: What Makes a Good Event Good?

The Tour de Corn is coming up in a few weeks, its one of my favorite cycling events in the area, in fact it’s also one of the largest events in the area.  The Tour de Corn enters its 15th … Continue reading

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Thursday Night Throwdown

Our Thursday night ride has picked up steam recently.  We had 6 riders last Thursday night.   Weather was perfect and we got in 40 miles before dark.  It was a fast ride with an average speed over 17.  The … Continue reading

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Dirty South Metropolis 2013

Earlier this week I mentioned to my wife that I would be riding Saturday on a gravel road, “Dirty South” ride.  She just looked at me and shook her head.  The ride teetered on the brink of being called off … Continue reading

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Riding – Dispersed Camping – Riding

Got in a couple mountain bike rides and a camping trip this last weekend.  My brother and I went dispersed camping on some Shawnee National Forest ground Saturday night.  I got into several discussions with people about camping before this … Continue reading

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Look What I Got at Goodwill #2

A ride with my Mom this morning presented the perfect opportunity to show you what I got at Goodwill.  A sweet Sugoi jersey with Tour de Cure printed all over it.  Tour de Cure is the national fundraising for diabetes … Continue reading

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