Tag Archives: The Ruby

Who Called This Mud Ride

I went on a big group ride Sunday with several riders from Kentucky including a few of the fastest riders in the area.  We went to the Ruby which is one of more difficult areas of the Shawnee, and the … Continue reading

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Finally a Good Mountain Bike Ride

It’s Fall, the weather is awesome, the ground is dry, it’s definitely mountain bike season.  My last few rides have left me walking more then riding with broken bikes so I decided to take out my most trust worthy machine, … Continue reading

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The Ruby and Flat Tires

I’ve been on a roll the last couple of weeks.  In my last two mountain bike rides I’ve had to push my bike out of the woods because of flat tires.  The first one was a 5 mile push caused … Continue reading

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Niner One 9 29er Review

A very attractive bike has been floating around among a few of my riding buddies and it was my turn to take it for a spin yesterday.  The bike belongs to The Bike Surgeon and they graciously loaned it out … Continue reading

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Spring is Finally Here

The weather finally cooperated for me this weekend, beautiful sunny and warm days were given to us both Saturday and Sunday. Saturday I rode with Mom and Dad, AJones, and Snake.  I had planned out a 55 mile route that … Continue reading

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The Ruby

  The standard pre pride self portrait I went on a group ride at the Ruby today.  The Ruby is actually several different trails that offshoot from the River to River trail that crosses the entirety of Southern Illinois.  Its called … Continue reading

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