2017 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

Lap the Lake

“Not too hot, not too hilly, not too fast, not too mean 7 bottles, 3 bars, 3 cookies, 1 ice cream A lot of dirt and a lot of dust A lot of beans growing and a lot of wheat being cut” -Josiah D.

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2017 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

Linked Singletrack via the Katy

Today was a spur of the moment ride. Great weather and a schedule change presented an opportunity to ride. I decided it was a mtn bike kind of day so I decided to link a couple local trails via the Katy Trail. So I took off from creve coeur park and rode the single track […]

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2016 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

Rebecca’s Private Idaho Tandem

“To Sun Valley we drove, in anticipation for gravel Found an alcove and rested from travel The next morning we rose to worrying weather With frost on the nose, we set out together On a tandem we rode over gravel and sand and though the wind slowed us, we continued as planned To ride a hard ride […]

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2016 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

Prairie Spirit Trail

“Early ring from the clock. Body says – what a shock. Mind trumps body.  Off we go. Doesn’t take long.  In the flow. Prairie Spirit.  Favorite gravel. Glad it’s close. No need to travel. Wheat has turned to beautiful gold. Kansas harvest.  Never gets old. Really glad I didn’t wait. 100k gravel number 8.” -Ron […]

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2016 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

A Solo 100

“The ride started out hot, but quitting I was not. A planned solo route, the distance was to be stout. Doing large loops to make many a mile, I thought myself clever with guile. I turned the cranks for hours, my will was not going to sour. Off in the distance a storm loomed, I […]

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2016 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

Metric 5

“Solo cycling, it’s a beast, so many commitments, distractions, tempting the least Now fight your way out the door, don’t let the mind wander anymore Swiftly push those thoughts aside, kit-up, flip-in, it’s time to ride The adventure is what you’re yearning for, not a couch, a beer, or a living room floor Go explore, […]

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2016 Rides, Poems, Rider Updates

An Interrupted Lake Loop

“This was going to be a ride around Lake Okeechobee, which I’ve done several times, but last time was 3 years ago.  It’s about 118 mile loop around the lake on the dam, with the west side mostly very bumpy limestone road and deep grass, the south and most most of the east smooth fast […]

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