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Tour of the Ozarks Part 4

Day 4 Gasconade to Meremac Springs Park This was only a 60 mile day but it felt like the hardest day of the tour to me.  The temperature and humidity were high and I felt very fatigued.  This day the … Continue reading

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Tour of the Ozarks Part One

It’s 8:53 PM, nearly dark and I’m careening down an incredibly steep highway following two blinking red lights in the distance.  I chance a short glance at my Garmin and see the speed is registering 42 mph.  I’m going 42 … Continue reading

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Gearing Up For a Tour With a Hammock

Do I really need a tent?  That’s the question that I’ve been asking myself the last week as I get everything together for my upcoming tour to Mammoth Cave.  What does a tent actually do for you? I asked myself … Continue reading

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TransAm 2014 Rolls Through Southern Illinois

Over the last few days some of the world’s most extreme endurance athletes passed through my little part of the world as they compete in the TransAmerica 2014. The 1976 Bikecentenial route across the United States passes through Southern Illinois … Continue reading

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